• Culture/People:


  • Object name:

    Headband for the Jump Dance

  • Date created:

    circa 1880

  • Place:

    California; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Deerhide/deerskin, yew, woodpecker scalp/scalps, blue jay scalp/scalps, sinew, cotton thread

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  • 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.

  • Dimensions:

    94 x 23 x 0.80 cm

  • Catalog number:



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

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