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Head ring

Kwa_5.3.Headring_hero

Exhibition Text

Head ring worn at the initiation ceremony by members of the secret society whose supernatural protector was the Cannibal Spirit. The attachment in front represents a corpse.

Collection Information

Catalog No: 16 / 6860 Field No: 104
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW, KWIKSOT'ENOX
Locale: BC, KWIKSOT'ENOX
Country: CANADA
Material: WOOD, FIBER, STRING
Dimensions: L:41 W:34 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1899
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

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