University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:40-33-2
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Opercula
Pigment
Height: 9.7 cm
Length: 117 cm
Width: 24.8 cm
Credit Line:Gift of William Hinckle Smith, 1940

Description

Edge originally set with 34 cowrie shells; 25 remain. Interior painted with black and red lines, design represents shark(?) with another fish within/beneath it.


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