Lot 34: Native American Tlingit Eagle Head Puppet

Native American Tlingit Eagle Head Puppet, The rare puppet has a yellow painted beak with the lower section moving up and down by a pull string and loop under the neck fabric, the eyes are abalone and the head is covered with egret feathers which were traded up and down the North West coast, the outside of the neck cloth has small copper shield pieces hanging as noise maker decoration, 11 1/2" tall x 7 1/2" wide, old color and surface, L 19th/E20thC.


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