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House Model

Object Titlehalf roof
Object Number:29-175-479G
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nootka
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Length: 123 cm
Width: 69 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917

Description

Seven sections-- floor, 4 sides, 2 roof pieces All painting in red & black on plain wood background. Entirely sea animals. Bared teeth predominate. g: Half Roof: 7 planks nailed to 2 long narow boards placed several inches from plank ends. Extend beyond planks at one end. Decoration: On side opposite to supporting boards: 3 sea animals, the 2 larger ones with heads pointed directly to one long side. Also starfish and urchins.

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