About this object

History of use

Is part of Tlha'sala headdress, yaxwiwe'.


The small round faces below the claws were identified as fish by Sean Whonnock (2017),

Physical description

Frontlet with central three-dimensional bird face. Shape overall is five sided, squared base with peaked top. A small round face is carved below each claw. Abalone shell inlay around border. Paint colours used are blue, black and red.