Apron worn by a shaman during ritual for curing sick persons

  • Exhibition Text

    • A shaman is a person who controls supernatural power and can see it to cure. The design is said to represent a shaman’s dream.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: E/ 2602
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: CLOTH (WOOL), HIDE
      Dimensions: L:105 W:63.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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