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Tunic with brown bear and mountain spirit designs

Tunic with brown bear and mountain spirit designs
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Culture/People
Tsimshian
Previous owner
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914
Collector
Reverend Thomas Crosby, Non-Indian, 1840-1914
Date created
1800-1860
Object Type
Clothing/Garments
Object Name
Tunic with brown bear and mountain spirit designs
Media/Materials
Deerhide/deerskin, abalone/haliotis shell, sinew, pigment/pigments
Techniques
Sewn, painted
Dimensions
80 x 59 cm
Catalog Number
1/8045
Barcode
018045.000
Collection History
Collected by Reverend Thomas Crosby (1840-1914, an English missionary who worked with North Pacific Coast peoples from 1863 to about 1900); purchased by George Heye from Reverend Crosby in 1908.
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Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
See related items
Tsimshian
Clothing/Garments
Place
Port Simpson (Fort Simpson); Skeena-Queen Charlotte Regional District; British Columbia; Canada