From: Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island|
|Culture Area||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|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. b: Front Wall- 8 vertical planks nailed to 2 hori-zontal pieces of wood on interior surface, a narrow one at bottom edges and large carved one protruding above top edges. Horizontals extend beyond verti-cals. Almost oval doorway cut in lower center. Decoration: "Inside surface": Top horizontal carved with notches and a profile animal head at both ends. Top center curved. Planks painted with 4 large sea animals (fish ?) 2 of them with open mouths meet-ing around entrance hole. Other side: one sea animal over door, 3 to the left and 5 on right. Protruding part of top horizontal painted black.
|Credit Line||Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917|
|Other Number||6/8751 - Collector Number|
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