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Object Number:37-23-19
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Penobscot
Provenience: United States of America
Maine
Oldtown
Culture Area: Northeast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Metal
Length: 14.6 cm
Width: 4.4 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1937

Description

Wooden, carved with puma head on proximal end two cones on dorsal aspect making finger sockets; on both faces and edges, incised designs of cross hatching and excised triangles and inlay of darker wood in bars, triangles and leaf sprays. Six steel teeth made from watch springs [one lost]; brass band screwed on distal end.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Wardle, Harriet N. 1937. "Chief Gabriel Paul's Treasure". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 7. no. 1. pg. 10-15 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pl. VIView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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