• Culture/People:

    Nisga'a (Niska)

  • Object name:

    Dance accessory representing brown bear paws

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    Lower Nass River; Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Bearskin/fur, bear claw/claws, abalone/haliotis shell, twine/string

  • Techniques:

    Cut, inlaid, drilled, tied

  • Collection History/Provenance:

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

  • Dimensions:

    19 x 17 cm

  • Catalog number:

    9/8046

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