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U001.11.131
Artist / Maker : Pasco, Duane
Title : Eagle Feast Dish
Date (Execution) : c. 1977
Geographical Origin : Seattle, Washington, United States
Cultural Group : non-Native
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Spruce wood; red cedar; yellow cedar; operculum;paint; stone/shells
Support / Technique : Carved; painted; assembled
Object Type : dishes (vessels for food); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Tlingit bulge bowl feast dish with stand. Spruce root has been used in the assembly and various designs have been carved into the exterior. The shorter ends have protruding eagle designs with hands that appear to be human. One design is larger than the other. The smaller of the two is upside down. The Eagle is depicted in Northern formline of Tlingit origin. Human elements are uncluded making the association of Eagle/HUman transformation. The top rim of the dish has been ornamented with evenly spaced operculum. The carved designs have been accented with red and black paint. Note that the stand is not carved by Pasco.
Accession # : U001.11.131
Width (cm) : 67.00
Height (cm) : 31.00
Depth (cm) : 48.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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