Item Number: WC9105003
Region: Northwest Coast
Materials: Bear fur; abalone shell; wood; horeshair; native tanned buffalo hide laces; cotton twine.
Description: Headdress cut from bear hide to imitate bear ears. The hide is decorated on each side with five square plaques of abalone shell and a wood copper shield. Copper shields are painted black with white markings.
Dimensions: Height 9 inches 22.8 cm; Width 20.5 inches 52 cm.
Epic Fine Arts Co./Masco Corp.
Sotheby's Auction Catalogue, Sotheby's, New York, Sale 6181, Lot 142, May 21, 1991
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