Woven hat. Kodiak Eskimos. USA , Alaska state, Kodiak. North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Kodiak Island. First half of 19th century.

Woven hat
Collection MAE RAS: № 539-1
Image ID: 4071282
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Museum inventory number:
№ 539-1
Title:
Woven hat
Ethnicity:
Kodiak Eskimos
Place:
USA , Alaska state, Kodiak
Geography:
North America, The North-West of the continent, Alaska, Kodiak Island
Date:
first half of 19th century
Collector:
Golovin Vasiliy Mikhailovich, Vice Admiral, Fleet General Intendant, corresponding member of the Imperial Academy of Sciences
Materials:
spruce root, paint
Dimensions:
height 12.5 cm, diameter of the brim 48 cm, diameter of the crown 11.2 cm
Commentation:
The basic image on this hat is the head of a bear. The characteristic traits used to depict this animal are its round ears, wide nose and half-open jaws with several sharp triangular teeth.
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