From: Siberia | Amur River

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 2003-43-122
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Orochi
Provenience Siberia | Amur River
Culture Area Siberia
Section American
Materials Wood | Spruce Bark | Grass | Rope | Fishskin
Technique Carved | Drilled | Sewn

House model; bark exterior wrapped around eleven lodge poles which are tied at the end and fanned teepee style; lodge poles rest in holes in wooden plank base; opening on side fixed with door of salmon skin which is braced with a twig horizontally and self-faced at the edge; vertical splint support is lashed to lodge pole through holes in bark.

Height 43 cm
Length 42 cm
Width 35 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003
Other Number 1899.1.122 - Other Number

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