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Totem Pole Model

Object Number:41-24-443
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Haida
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Queen Charlotte Islands
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 68.5 cm
Width: 12 cm
Depth: 20 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with the Philadelphia Museum of Art, 1941
Other Number:25-27-162 - Philadelphia Museum of Art Number

Description

Tenoned shaft mortised into a base carved as a frog; figures of the shaft, from below upward, bear devouring a frog [?], raven, woman who became a bear [?]

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