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SEALASKA HERITAGE INSTITUTE’S 10th BIENNIAL

NORTHWEST COAST JURIED
ART SHOW & COMPETITION

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Category Winner | Dáa Doogú Shadaa – (Ermine Skin Headdress), Harold Jacobs

Harold Jacobs

  • Tlingit, Yanyeidí, Big House, Wolf
  • Juneau, Alaska
  • Category: Sewing: Regalia
  • Wool blanket, ermine skins, flicker feathers, swan down
  • $NFS
  • Artist comment: Trade blankets replaced hand-tanned skins, and this one uses material from a Hudson Bay blanket. Fourteen ermine skins are sewn on as well as the breast down from a swan. A tail from a red-shafted flicker tops it off.
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Juror comment: Really pleased to see this old-time headdress … nicely planned and executed and highlighted with natural feathers and skins providing an interesting mix of colors and textures. Beautiful job! This piece looks like it came from times long ago.

“Really pleased to see this old-time headdress… nicely planned and executed and highlighted with natural feathers and skins providing an interesting mix of colors and textures. Beautiful job! This piece looks like it came from times long ago.” – Juror Statement

“Really pleased to see this old-time headdress… nicely planned and executed and highlighted with natural feathers and skins providing an interesting mix of colors and textures. Beautiful job! This piece looks like it came from times long ago.” – Juror Statement