• Culture/People:

    Haida

  • Object name:

    Button blanket with brown bear design

  • Date created:

    1880-1900

  • Place:

    Prince of Wales Island; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Wool cloth, abalone/haliotis shell, dentalium shell/shells, mother-of-pearl buttons, thread

  • Techniques:

    Sewn, appliqu├ęd

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by MAI in 1928.

  • Dimensions:

    144.5 x 158 cm

  • Catalog number:

    16/2769

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