Dancing Headdress Frontlet, Pacific Northwest Coast Native American Indian Art

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NA-2507 Northwest Coast Dancing Headdress Frontlet

Probably Northern Wakashan (Kwakiutl), circa 19th Century. Finely carved wood of complex form with corona, inlaid abalone shell, and painted with native trade pigments.

Provenance: Old attached paper states: "Purchased from the Hunt Family, Ft. Rupert, formerly of Blunden Harbor circa 1890." 1) Acquired by Ramona Solberg, formerly a professor at the University of Washington Art Department. 2) Subsequently acquired by Robert Ohashi, Seattle.

Dimensions: Height: 8 inches (20.3 cm)