Headdress

Headdress

mid 19th century
Artist
Albert Edward Edenshaw, Haida, c. 1812-1894
Attributed to
Culture
Haida
headdress
Wood, abalone shell, basketry, sea lion whiskers, cotton, ermine fur, feathers, and paint
Native Arts acquisition funds
1948.315

Attributed to Albert Edward Edenshaw (Haida), Headdress, mid 19th century. Wood, abalone shell, basketry, sea lion whiskers, cotton, ermine fur, feathers, and paint; 49 x 16 in. Denver Art Museum: Native Arts acquisition fund, 1948.315

This object is currently on view
Dimensions
length: 49 in, 124.4600 cm; width: 16 in, 40.6400 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
Indigenous Arts of North America
Known Provenance
Purchased 1948 from Edward Malin by the Denver Art Museum.
Exhibition History
  • "Arts of the Raven: Masterworks by the Northwest Coast Indian"—Vancouver Art Gallery, 06/15/1967 - 09/24/1967
  • "Two Hundred Years of North American Indian Art"—Whitney Museum of American Art, 11/16/71 - 01/09/1972