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Blanket worn by a shaman when curing

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

From the Tlingkit people of Alaska, a ceremonial blanket of deer hide painted with black, red, and blue, depicting stylized images of devil fish, eagle, killer whale, and spirit of man.

Collection Information

BLANKET, CEREMONIAL, DANCING
Catalog No: E/ 2374
Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKAT QWAN
Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, KLUKWAN, CHILKAT QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: HIDE (DEER)
Dimensions: L:111 W:94 [in CM]
Subject: DEVIL FISH, EAGLE, KILLER WHALE, SPIRIT OF MAN
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.   

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database