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Gaanax'adi clan
Lkaayaak yeil s'aaxw (Box of Daylight Raven Hat), ca. 1850
Maple, mirror, abalone shell, bird skin, paint, sea lion whiskers, copper, leather, Flicker feathers
30 1/5 × 19 7/10 × 31 1/10 in
76.7 × 50 × 79 cm
Permanent collection
Seattle, Seattle
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Stylized headdress representing Yehl (Raven) in semi-human form, crouching over the box of daylight …

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Stylized headdress representing Yehl (Raven) in semi-human form, crouching over the box of daylight with the sun disk between his ears. It is like other dancing headdresses, with a carved central figure, a crown of sea lion whiskers, swan skin and ermine.

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About the work
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Seattle Art Museum
Seattle, Seattle
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Stylized headdress representing Yehl (Raven) in semi-human form, crouching over the box of daylight …

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Stylized headdress representing Yehl (Raven) in semi-human form, crouching over the box of daylight with the sun disk between his ears. It is like other dancing headdresses, with a carved central figure, a crown of sea lion whiskers, swan skin and ermine.

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Image provided by Seattle Art Museum
Gaanax'adi clan
Lkaayaak yeil s'aaxw (Box of Daylight Raven Hat), ca. 1850
Maple, mirror, abalone shell, bird skin, paint, sea lion whiskers, copper, leather, Flicker feathers
30 1/5 × 19 7/10 × 31 1/10 in
76.7 × 50 × 79 cm
Permanent collection
Seattle, Seattle