Lip ornaments (labrets) made of ivory, bone, stone, and wood

  • Exhibition Text

    • Women inserted these through perforations in their lower lips.

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  • Collection Information

    • (Left side, top to bottom)

      Catalog No: E/ 181
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: IVORY
      Dimensions: L:2.5 W:1 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      Catalog No: E/ 170
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: BONE
      Dimensions: L:1.5 W:2 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      Catalog No: 19 / 542
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKAT
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: BONE
      Dimensions: L:2.5 W:2.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      Catalog No: 16.1/ 1171
      Culture: TLINGIT
      Locale: AK
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Dimensions: L:2.5 W:2 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1912
      Donor: HARRIMAN, E.H., MRS.

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      Catalog No: 19 / 97
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKAT
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:3 W:6 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      (Right side, top to bottom)

      Catalog No: E/ 2617
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: IVORY
      Dimensions: L:3 W:3.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1896 [PURCHASE]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      Catalog No: E/ 2655
      Culture: TLINGIT, HOOTZ-A-TA QWAN
      Locale: AK, ADMIRALTY ISLAND, ANGOON, HOOTZ-A-TA QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: STONE
      Dimensions: L:4.5 W:5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1896 [PURCHASE]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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