• Culture/People:

    Tsimshian

  • Object name:

    Bear headdress

  • Native term:

    galk

  • Date created:

    circa 1850

  • Place:

    British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Hardwood, sea snail (turban snail) opercula , hair, hide, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1920.

  • Dimensions:

    21.5 x 14.5 x 18.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    9/8031

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