- Museum number
Visor (with plume) made of driftwood, sewn with baleen, embellished with ivory (walrus), beads, and sea lion whiskers.
- Production date
Height: 32 centimetres
Length: 94 centimetres
Width: 23 centimetres
- Curator's comments
- W. Fagg suggested that this helmet was collected by Captain James Cook, but J.C.H. King notes (1981, p.49) there is no evidence for this.
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
1976-1977 7 Oct-16 Jan, London, The Hayward Gallery, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1977 16 Apr-19 Jun, Kansas City, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Sacred Circles: 2,000 Years of North American Indian Art
1999 25 Jun-2011 2 Mar, BM Room 26; Gallery of North America, Case: "The Arctic"
- Acquisition date
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Am186?C1.2240 (old CDMS no.)