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Artist / Maker : Sebastian, Ron ; GWIN BUTSXW
Title : Talking Stick
Date (Execution) : 1988
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan, Wet'suwet'en
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Wood; Shells
Support / Technique : carved
Object Type : ceremonial objects; carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : This object comes in 4 parts, all made of wood. Object "a" is the more deeply carved and totem pole-like and has shells on it. Object "b" is more of a long rectangle-based pyramid with shallow carvings on its surface, shells on the sides, and a small cylinder projecting from the bottom. Object "c" is the case that encloses the Talking Stick. Object "d" is the pedestal.
Accession # : U010.12.1
Width (cm) : 19.00
Height (cm) : 90.00
Depth (cm) :
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