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Apron worn by a shaman during ritual for curing sick persons

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

Tli_7.3_Apron

Exhibition Text

A shaman is a person who controls supernatural power and can see it to cure. The design is said to represent a shaman’s dream.

Collection Information

Catalog No: E/ 2602
Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: CLOTH (WOOL), HIDE
Dimensions: L:105 W:63.5 [in CM]
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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