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ID: 300438380
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300438380

 

Record Type: concept
nacat (headdresses, headgear, ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Ceremonial headdresses commonly constructed from glass beads and dentalium, held together with rawhide or thread. Historically worn by high-status Alaska Native women and girls, especially in Yup'ik and Aluutiq communities. Consists of a beaded cap and a train of beads and/or dentalium. In contemporary society, Alaska Native women wear nacat at important ceremonies.
 
Terms:
nacat (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,L,PN)
nacat (Yupik-P,D,U,PN)
nacaq (C,U,English,AD,L,SN)
nacaq (Yupik,AD,U,SN)
nacarrluk (C,U,English,UF,L,SN)
nacarrluk (Yupik,UF,U,SN)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of costume accessories
................ costume accessories (G)
Hierarchy of worn costume accessories
.................... worn costume accessories (G)
Hierarchy of <accessories by location on the head>
........................ <accessories by location on the head> (G)
Hierarchy of headgear
............................ headgear (G)
Hierarchy of headdresses
................................ headdresses (G)
Hierarchy of nacat
.................................... nacat (G)

Related concepts:
reflect/produced by ....  Alaskan Native styles
....................................  (Arctic Native American styles, <Arctic and Subarctic Native American styles>, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) [300102451]
require ....  dentalium
..............  (shell (animal material), <shell and shell material>, ... Materials (hierarchy name)) [300438366]

Sources and Contributors:
nacaq............  [VP]
..............  Smithsonian Institution, Alaska Native Collections [online] (2019-) "nacat," accessed 16 December 2019, "Alaska Native Collections,"
nacarrluk............  [VP]
....................  Ahlberg Yohe and Greeves, Hearts of Our People (2019) 273; accessed 16 December 2019
nacat............  [VP Preferred]
..............  Aluutiq Museum [online] (2019-.) "nacat," accessed 16 December 2019, "Headdress - Nacaq"
..............  Miyaoka, A Grammar of Central Alaskan Yupik (2012) 1351; accessed 16 December 2019
..............  Smithsonian Institution, Alaska Native Collections [online] (2019-) "nacat," accessed 16 December 2019, "Alaska Native Collections,"
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Ahlberg Yohe and Greeves, Hearts of Our People (2019) 273; accessed 16 December 2019
.......... Aluutiq Museum [online] (2019-.) "nacat," accessed 16 December 2019, "Headdress - Nacaq"
.......... Smithsonian Institution, Alaska Native Collections [online] (2019-) "nacat," accessed 16 December 2019, "Alaska Native Collections,"

 

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