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|Dancing apron from the Kwakiutl (Kwakwaka'wakw) of Fort Rupert is made of Hudson's Bay Company wool blanket, strips of red broadcloth and flour sack with printing on it and decorated with dentalium shells and puffin beaks for making noise. Worn on ceremonial occasions as an object of prestige. Collected by Franz Boas' field assistant George Hunt. Exhibited in Chiefly Feasts (AMNH 1991-1992) and Objects of Exchange (Bard Graduate Center 2011) and published in their exhibition catalogs.|
• OBJECTS OF EXCHANGE: SOCIAL AND MATERIAL TRANSFORMATION. BARD GRADUATE CENTER/AMNH NORTHWEST COAST STUDY GALLERY, NEW YORK, NY. January 2011 - April 2011
• OBJECTS OF EXCHANGE: SOCIAL AND MATERIAL TRANSFORMATION ON THE LATE NINETEENTH-CENTURY NORTHWEST COAST. GLASS, AARON. EXHIBITION CATALOG. Publisher: BARD GRADUATE CENTER. 2011
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