University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:29-175-433
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nootka
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Whale Bone
Sinew
Feather
Pigment
Length: 55.7 cm
Width: 7.1 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:6/9202 - Collector Number

Description

Carved in Nootka war club spatulate form but with merely a widening at handle tip instead of a head profile. End of handle tip pointed. Sinew cord wrapped around grip, with feathers held to grip on the top surface by the cord. Undersurface stained red. Top surface red and white with incised design (representing fish or other animal) within incised ovoid.


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