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Tray

Object Number:29-11-1
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tlingit
Provenience: Alaska
United States of America
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Maple Wood
Opercula
Height: 13.46 cm
Length: 91.44 cm
Width: 15.24 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from William M. Nevin, 1929

Description

Ceremonial feast tray carved from one piece of maple wood. Rectangular shape with sides that slope toward a smaller, rectangular base. The interior is carved in low relief with a design of three bear tracks with a face on each paw. The rim is lined with shells and shell fragments.

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