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Carving

Object Number:97-84-248
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nootka
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 46.5
Credit Line:Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number:L-84-248 - Old Museum Number
16228 - ANSP Number
I 953 - Gottschall Number

Description

Animal figure seated with knees drawn up and paws ready to spring. Cleft head, goggle eyes, no nose, wide protruding mouth; three flat spines along back. Painted red, green, and white.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Gottschall, Amos H. 1909. Priced and Descriptive Catalogue of the Utensils, Implements, Weapons, Ornaments, Etc., of the Indians, Mound Builders, Cliff Dwellers: Typical Collections No. 1.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: I 953View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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