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Feather Case

Object Number:NA11746
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Sitka (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Locus: Sitka Kaagwaantaan Clan?
Section:American
Materials:Walrus Intestine
Width: 26 cm
Credit Line:Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1926
Other Number:118 - Other Number

Description

Feather case used to hold feathers or down for sprinkling during the peace ceremony. Made from the stomach of a walrus. Fringed at both ends.

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