University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Titlehalf roof
Object Number:29-175-479F
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nootka
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Length: 123 cm
Width: 69.5 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917

Description

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.


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