A- Jade "property" celt, north bank of Fraser River, 5 miles below Lytton. B- Jade ax blade, near Lytton. C- Jade adze blade, old village site on north bank of Fraser River. D- Jade celt, near Victoria.
North America: Northwest Coast, British Columbia. Tsimshean Headdress ornament (beaver). Wood and shell. 7.5 inches high. Lent by the Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation, New York. The chiefs of the Northwest Coasts tribes wore high cylindrical headdresses covered with ermine and surmounted by a crown of sea lion bristles. These headdresses were often decorated with wooden ornaments intricately carved and inlaid with abalone shell. T