Very Fine rare 19th Century Northwest Coast Kwakiutl Painted Ceremonial Hat

$3,500 USD

An exceptional museum quality rare double woven painted Kwakiutl ceremonial rain hat dating from the late 1800’s. Finely and precisely woven with split cedar bark and natural dyed bear grasses in red, black, blue and white. The hat is in very good  condition with no repairs or splits noted. A top shelf one of a kind, it doesn’t get any better! Worthy of any museum or great collection. The imagery is rare and imaginative and features a whale and copper crest images painted in vermillion, green and black pigments.

Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 14.0 × 5.75 in
Item Location

USA

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An exceptional museum quality rare double woven painted Kwakiutl ceremonial rain hat dating from the late 1800’s. Finely and precisely woven with split cedar bark and natural dyed bear grasses in red, black, blue and white. The hat is in very good  condition with no repairs or splits noted. A top shelf one of a kind, it doesn’t get any better! Worthy of any museum or great collection. The imagery is rare and imaginative and features a whale and copper crest images painted in vermillion, green and black pigments.

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Weight 2.0 lbs
Dimensions 14.0 × 5.75 in
Item Location

USA

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