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U998.25.1
Artist / Maker : Elliott, Charles W.; Temosen-thut
Title : Sul-Sultan (Spindle Whorl)
Date (Execution) : 1995-1996
Geographical Origin : Vancouver Island; British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Coast Salish, Saanich (WSÁNEĆ), Tsartlip
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Carved cedar with inlaid abalone
Support / Technique : Carved, painted
Object Type : bas-reliefs (sculpture); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Cedar spindle whorl with central human figure flanked by two beavers and a frog at lower centre area. The whorl sits on a painted carved stand.
Accession # : U998.25.1
Width (cm) : 0.00
Height (cm) : 0.00
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : University of Victoria Acquisition Fund
Artist Statement : "The special word to describe this special tool. The worker creator, and guardian spirits portrayed a gift to guarantee the creation of the sacred blanket, for protection and security, provided by the help of the Sul Sul Tun this special gift." - Charles Elliott