Made of red cedar shaped like a cap with a bill. The bill has thirteen bead and red yarn pendants. Above the bill is a sea lion with abalone eyes and bone teeth. A face and two killer whales are painted on the crown. The top is flattened for the attachment of cylinders of basketry which part is missing. The paint is black dark red and blue-green.

Hat

Tlingit people, Sitka, Alaska, Northwest Coast, Native American

Late 19th-early 20th century