|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Alaska | Angoon|
|Culture Area||Northwest Coast Culture Area|
|Locus||Deisheetaan Clan | Butt-end House|
|Materials||Shell | Wood | Pigment | Abalone | Baleen | Eagle Down|
Dance baton with woodpecker ornamentation. The baton is made from a long, rounded piece of wood with some sections showing evidence of repair. A woodpecker figure is attached at roughly one third from the top of the baton. The woodpecker is carved with feathers and formline designs which are then painted black, white, green, and red. Abalone shell inlay is used along the wings and for the eyes of the woodpecker. The bird's beak is made of two separate pieces of possibly bone or baleen. The woodpecker figure is attached just above a ring of white, eagle feather down. Traces of pigment are also found elsewhere along the length of the baton.
|Credit Line||Wanamaker Expedition to the Northwest Coast; Louis Shotridge, 1923|
|Other Number||Shotridge 38 - Other Number|
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