Salmon Headdress Item Number: 3106/2 from the MOA: University of British Columbia

Description

Painted and carved salmon headdress. Headdress is triangle in shape. Thin white lines curl around cheeks. A second set forms a V over forehead with a solid black band running down the rest of the forehead to the mouth. Shallow carvings around eyes form a long white oval. Eyes are formed from a solid black circle outlined with a wide black ring and a thin red ring in the center of each oval. Mouth is a long red rectangle with two carved white lines. At each side is a white patch with three grey lines. Remainder of headdress is painted grey. Smooth black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of mask. Plastic headgear attached to interior.