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Frontlet (E002662)

Image | Regalia, 1896

Man identified as a Tsimshian shaman, 1896. He is wearing a woven Chilkat robe and a headdress with carved frontlet, a crown of flicker feathers, and a long ermine train. He carries an oyster-catcher rattle.

Image courtesy of the National Archives Pacific Alaska Region, Sir Henry S. Wellcome Collection, WME-V4-P294.

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