From: Canada | British Columbia

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 40-33-3
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Tsimshian (uncertain)
Provenience Canada | British Columbia
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment

Wooden; massive. Deeply carved and painted black, red, and blue. Human face, wearing hawk headdress. The two halves of the face, which probably also represents the hawk, are differently painted; the right, with the bird's talons on the cheek; the left, with three heavy diverging lines on the cheek and a row of black dots below the eye.

Height 59.5 cm
Width 43 cm
Credit Line Gift of William Hinckle Smith, 1940

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