half roof


From: Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title half roof
Object Number 29-175-479F
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nootka
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment

f: half Roof: 7 planks nailed to 2 long narrow bo-ards placed several inches from plank ends. Extend beyond planks at one end. Decoration: Side opposite to supporting boards: 2 huge sea animals, bodies extending the length of roof, a third smaller one, also starfish and sea urchins.

Length 123 cm
Width 69.5 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/8751 - Collector Number

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