Northwest Coast Tlingit Regalia
This tunic is made with trade wool and mother of pearl button and glass beads. From northern British Columbia to southern Alaska, it has a neck bid depicting a crest of a double headed eagle, the front has a copper shield shape, the shields are used in potlatch ceremonies. It is made by the indigenous people around 1900 – 1920. The wool is weak around the back of the neck from hanging.
Shoulder to shoulder: 26 inches
Arm Length: 22 /12 inches
Shoulder to Hem: 38 inches
Bib: 11 x 12 inches