• Culture/People:

    Heiltsuk (Bella Bella); probably collected among the Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)

  • Object name:

    Frontlet headdress representing a wolf

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    Kitimat (Kitamaat); Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Hardwood, cedar bark, abalone/haliotis shell, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted, inlaid, twisted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1922.

  • Dimensions:

    25 x 19 cm

  • Catalog number:


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