Button Robe, by Esther Littlefield

Button robes are among the most visible and important ceremonial garments worn by peoples of the Northwest Coast. These wool blanket fabric robes have a prominent crest on the back and are made by artists up and down the coast from Washington to Alaska. Regailia like this is worn at potlaches and memorial parties.

Year: 1990

Material: Wool melton cloth, abalone buttons, glass beads

Location: South Terminal Mezzanine

Getting There

Ted Stevens Anchorage Int'l Airport
South Terminal Mezzanine
Anchorage, AK 99502
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