half roof


From: Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title half 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

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.

Length 123 cm
Width 69 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/8751 - Collector Number

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