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Plains Indian Museum

Makers
Makah 12 Northwest Coast 50 Nootka 6
Descriptions
bear grass 45 dye 189 cedar bark 11
Names
hat 65
Subjects
whale 3 human 16
Date:
20th century
Dimensions:
H: 11.75 in, Diameter: 10.5 in
Credit Line:
Bequest of Nancy-Carroll Draper
Remarks:
Dress and Adornment - Status Symbols and Insignia of Office. Hat, Northwest coast, 20th century. Cedar bark, bear grass. Design of man in boat and whale, repeated on center, cone shape, and bulb top. 11 ¾" tall 10 ½" Diam. || Plain twined whaler's hat with wrapped twining designs. There is a section of diagonal twining below the top point, and three sections of plain twining over more thsn one warp. The rim warps are folded over and stitched down. The inside band is plaited cedar and stitched in place. The designs are two whales and two hunters in two canoes (Bryn Potter: 7/2013- AMD).
Accession Number:
NA.205.100

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