• Culture/People:

    Hupa

  • Object name:

    Woman's skirt

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    California; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Hide, abalone/haliotis shell, shell/shells, pine nut/nuts, bear grass, maidenhair fern stem

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, strung, wrapped

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Alexander A. Brizard (1839-1904, a shopkeeper in Arcata, California, who sold Indian baskets and other items); presumably purchased by George Heye in 1904.

  • Catalog number:

    1045

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the Hupa exhibit in the "Our Universes" gallery on the 4th floor

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