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Caribou hoof pendants

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Exhibition Text

On the pole are sections of caribou hoofs, carved, and used as pendants on a ceremonial robe.

Collection Information

Catalog No: 16.1/ 768 Field No: 28
Culture: KITIKSHAN
Locale: BC, UPPER SKEENA RIVER
Country: CANADA
Material: HOOF (CARIBOU)
Dimensions: L:5.5 W:4.2 [in CM]
Subject: REPRESENTS AN EYE
Acquisition Year: 1911
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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