No Pic U981.15.1
Hat
Cedar Bark; Dye
Nuu-chah-nulth
Canada, late 19th - early 20th century

Probably a chief's hat of relatively recent origin, this item is decorated with motifs of boatsmen and whales. The weave is of wrapped crossed warp with a central section of plaited bark sewn on to support the hat while being worn. The hat was donated to the University of Victoria in December 1966 by Commander and Mrs. A. J. Tullis.
No Pic U990.7.8
Hat
Cedar Bark; Pigment
Kwagiulth
Canada, late 19th - early 20th century

This flat-topped conical hat is decorated with red and black traditional formline designs. The interior of the hat has a woven support to make it more comfortable to wear. The hat is part of a collection of historic First Nations baskets in the Tony Hunt Collection.