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Metal tweezers used to pluck the eyebrows

From the Kwakwaka’wakw people of British Columbia, Canada, metal tweezers used to pluck the eyebrows. Done by shaman women for girls during their seclusion.

Exhibition Text

This was done by the woman shaman who attended the girl during her seclusion.

Collection Information

Catalog No: 16 / 6789 Field No: 33
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW, DZA'WADEENOX
Locale: BC, TSAWATEENOX
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: L:7.5 W:1 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1899
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database