University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:2004-23-19
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: United States of America
Alaska
Juneau
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Abalone
Shell
Paint
Technique:Carved
Inlaid
Painted
Iconography:Seal
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Frederica de Laguna, 2004
Other Number:55 ( on tag) LMPA 01302156 (on bottom) - Other Number

Description

Carved wooden bowl in shape of seal; abalone inlays in nostrils (inlays in eyes lost); shell teeth; 4 inlaid shell pieces around rim of bowl; detailed carvings on both right and left sides; entire bowl painted black.


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