side wall


From: Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Title side wall
Object Number 29-175-479D
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. d: Side Wall: 5 vertical planks nailed to 2 horizontals, one along top edge, other at bottom. Ex-tend beyond verticals on right side. Decoration: Side on which horizontals nailed: 2 long sea monsters with star-fish between them. Heads to the left. Other side: Central octopus with tentacles filling most of sides (also one fish on each side & head of fish or eel on each upper corner)

Height 53.3 cm
Width 112 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/8751 - Collector Number

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