Gwa'sala Kwakwaka'wakw. <em>Standing Potlatch Figure</em>, late 19th century. Wood, 60 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 5 1/2 in. (154.1 x 36 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1118.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X1118.2_view1_bw.jpg)

Standing Potlatch Figure

Artist:Gwa'sala Kwakwaka'wakw

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 60 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 5 1/2 in. (154.1 x 36 x 14 cm)


Accession Number: X1118.2

Image: X1118.2_view1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden standing figure. The figure stands on a base with hands resting on stomach, mouth open. Hair or headdress represented on the top of the head.Often these represented chiefly figures and would be dressed with blankets and given away during a potlatch.

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