From: Washington (U. S. State)

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 29-175-49
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Makah
Provenience Washington (U. S. State)
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment
Iconography Eagle

Eagle head. Cut from boards; nailed to wedge and four struts. Mouth slit open to near tip; otherwise uncarved. Long spindle-shaped eyes, outline and iris black. Long black eyebrows with hump. Red paint: on line of mouth-slit, dash at brow-ridge, edge of mask from brow ridge to angle of jaw, and scallops along back edge and agle of jaw, the last two outlined in black. TOp struts pierced for jute hair which remains in last. Pierced for attachment.

Height 24.5 cm
Length 40 cm
Width 23.7 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/9177 - Collector Number

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