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

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

Tli_11.5_Lipornaments_hero

Exhibition Text

Women inserted these through perforations in their lower lips.

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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