Chemainus, Coast Salish. <em>Spindle Whorl (Sulsultin)</em>, 19th century. Hardwood, pigment traces, 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 3/4 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7383. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 05.588.7382_05.588.7383_Design_scan_bw.jpg)

Spindle Whorl (Sulsultin)

Artist:Chemainus, Coast Salish

Medium: Hardwood, pigment traces

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 3/4 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 1.9 cm)



Accession Number: 05.588.7383

Image: 05.588.7382_05.588.7383_Design_scan_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The object is a spindle whorl carved on one side with a salmon or whale design motif. The object is in good and stable condition with traces of black pigment in the detailed areas of the carving.

Brooklyn Museum