Household Box Representing Killer Whale(Taod)
Arts of the Americas
On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
late 19th century
11 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (29.5 x 25.0 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
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Haida (Native American). Household Box Representing Killer Whale(Taod), late 19th century. Wood, pigment, 11 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (29.5 x 25.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7311. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7311_acetate_bw.jpg)
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This box is carved on all sides with the Northwest Coast "form" style of abstracted figures representing a killer whale.It would have had a wood lid set on top.
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