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U001.11.110
Artist / Maker : David, Joe
Title : A Hole in the House
Date (Execution) : 1995
Geographical Origin : Opitsaht, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Nuu-chah-nulth, Tla-o-qui-aht
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Acrylic
Support / Technique : deer hide
Object Type : drums (membranophones)
Visual Description : An eight-sided deerskin drum. The drum is white with maroon and black paint. "A Hole in the House" is a Nuu-Chah-Nulth legend of transformation. An otter represents the animal form of a Shaman. In the hip joint is an ovoid shape with an eye.
Accession # : U001.11.110
Width (cm) : 35.20
Height (cm) : 35.20
Depth (cm) : 6.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :