• Culture/People:

    Tsimshian

  • Object name:

    Dance headdress representing a beaver

  • Native term:

    gayt

  • Date created:

    circa 1860

  • Place:

    Port Simpson; Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, copper alloy, hide, iron nails, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Reverend Thomas Crosby (1840-1914); acquired by George Heye in 1908.

  • Dimensions:

    58 x 24 x 19 cm

  • Catalog number:

    1/8944

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