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Object Number:
29-175-31
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Nuu-chah-nulth
Provenience:
Canada
British Columbia
Culture Area:
Northwest Coast
Section:
American
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Description:
Human face. handle bound across back. Simply carved. Pupils, nostrils and five spaces between teeth round piercings. Large beaked nose. Two black raven heads, with natural-wood-colored eyes and red mouth-openings, nailed, hornlike, above eyebrows. Blue paint: curved eyebrows, "whites" of eyes, designs on cheeks. Red paint: two dashes each side of face; upper lip; each side of chin.
Credit Line:
Exchange with George G. Heye
Other Number:
6/9135   -   Collector Number

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