Haida. <em>Household Box Representing Killer Whale (Taod)</em>, 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)

Household Box Representing Killer Whale (Taod)


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 11 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (29.5 x 25.0 cm)


Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 05.588.7311

Image: 05.588.7311_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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