From: Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 29-175-167A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nootka
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Whale Bone | Pigment

Two large spindle whorls made of whale vertebra. Each is oval, flat, has hole in center, serrated edge, two concentric red ovals on one side and other side painted all red. The bone is actually thinner in a, but warping gives greater whole thickness.

Length 24 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Width 21.5 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Thickness 2.3 Measurement Unit Not Provided
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 7/1146 - Collector Number

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