Body armor of moose hide

  • Exhibition Text

    • The Chinese coins were for protection and decoration.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: E/ 454
      Culture: TLINGIT, SITKA QWAN
      Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH?, SITKA QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: HIDE (MOOSE), METAL (CHINESE COINS)
      Dimensions: L:77 W:54 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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