Man’s Headdress from a Chief’s Costume

Date: ca. late 18th century
Culture: Malecite tribe, New Brunswick, Canada, mid- to late 18th century
Medium: Wool broadcloth, silk ribbon, embroidered with metal-wrapped thread, glass beads
Dimensions: height: 25 x 31.5 in (64 x 80 cm)
Classification: Textiles
Credit Line: New Brunswick Museum, St. John, New Brunswick, Canada, Purchased with the assistance of a Movable Cultural Property grant accorded by the Department of Canadian Heritage under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act, 1983

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