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Plaque3194/21
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Carved rectangular plaque with sloped sides leading to a flat top surface, upon which is incised a fish with large rounded head, long front fin and thick tail. Body is narrow and curved, in formline style. Surrounding it are crosshatched lines. Wood has been stained a red-brown on top surface and sides. Signed "D Cranmer 65" on back.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
wood, metal and stain
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Potlatch Dish48.3.527
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Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw
Material
pigment and red cedar wood
Made in
Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
Portland Art Museum
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Rattle48.3.367
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Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw
Material
wood, sinew and spruce root
Made in
Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
Portland Art Museum
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Seal Headdress3106/9
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Carved and painted seal headdress. Headdress is a rounded triangular shape with a snub nose. Forehead and crown are grey. Thick black bands outlined in white form eyebrows over shallow white hollows meeting above nose. Eyes are black circles ringed by a black circle and a rounded red arrow. Nose is grey with thin red curls for nostrils. Carved red lips outlined in white over grey cheeks. Ribbed black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of mask. Plastic headgear attached to interior.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
cedar wood, acrylic paint, synthetic fibre, cotton fibre, plastic and metal
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Sea Lion Headdress3106/8
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Carved and painted sea lion headdress. Headdress is triangular with high forehead and long nose. Forehead, crown and cheeks are brown. Black bands outlined in white form eyebrows placed over shallow white hollows. Eyes are raised black circles with white crescents outlined by rounded red arrowheads. Nose is black and brown with carved red curls for nostrils. White lines separate black and brown sections.Mouth formed by wide red lips and carved hollow painted with pointed and square white teeth over red background. . Plastic headgear attached to interior to fit wearer's head. Smooth black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of mask. Plastic headgear attached to interior.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
cedar wood, acrylic paint, synthetic fibre, cotton fibre, plastic and metal
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Cod Headdress3106/7
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Carved and painted cod headdress. Headdress is triangular in shape. Background is red with a broad black V outlined in white running from back of head to mouth. Raised eyes formed from black circles and black and red rings rest in middle of shallow white hollow. Mouth is a long carved line outlined with broad black and thin white lines. Stylized fins in black and white painted on each side behind mouth and eyes. Ribbed black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of headdress. Plastic headgear attached to interior.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
cedar wood, acrylic paint, synthetic fibre, cotton fibre, plastic and metal
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Killer Whale Headdress3106/6
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Carved and painted killer whale headdress. Headdress is triangular with black background. Forehead decorated with incised white lines running across temples and V running from crown to forehead. Eyes are black half circles with white inverted Cs outlined by rounded red arrowheads resting on shallow white hollows. Mouth formed by wide red lips and carved hollow painted with large pointed white teeth over red background. Red loops for nostrils sit above mouth. Separate fin with a rounded square hole in the middle attaches to top of headdress. Two long rectangular fins decorated with red and white detailing are attached to each side. Smooth black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of headdress. Plastic headgear attached to interior.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
cedar wood, acrylic paint, synthetic fibre, cotton fibre, plastic and metal
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Killer Whale Headdress3106/5
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Carved and painted killer whale headdress. Headdress is triangular with black background. Forehead decorated with incised white lines running across temples and V running from crown to forehead. Eyes are black half circles with white inverted Cs outlined by rounded red arrowheads resting on shallow white hollows. Mouth formed by wide red lips and carved hollow painted with small pointed white teeth over red background. Red loops for nostrils sit above mouth. Separate fin with two rounded square holes in the middle attaches to top of headdress. Two long rectangular fins decorated with red and white detailing are attached to each side. Smooth black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of headdress. Plastic headgear attached to interior.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
cedar wood, acrylic paint, synthetic fibre, cotton fibre, plastic and metal
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Whale Headdress3106/4
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Carved and painted whale headdress. Headdress is triangular in shape, and is black with white and red accents. Long white lines form a V running from back of head to forehead, with a white semi-circle at its opening. Eyes rest on shallow white hollows connecting under nose and are formed from black circles with crescent design outlined by a rounded red arrow. Mouth is a long red rectangle with a deep carved white center. Two fins decorated with red and white detailing are attached to each side. Black ribbed fabric and cream strips hang off back of headdress. Headgear attached to interior.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
cedar wood, acrylic paint, synthetic fibre, cotton fibre, plastic and metal
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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Salmon Headdress3106/3
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Painted and carved salmon mask. Headdress is triangular 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 mask is painted grey. Ribbed black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of mask. Plastic headgear attached to interior.

Culture
Kwakwaka'wakw: 'Namgis
Material
cedar wood, acrylic paint, synthetic fibre, cotton fibre, plastic and metal
Made in
'Yalis (Alert Bay), British Columbia, Canada
Holding Institution
MOA: University of British Columbia
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