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Dance accessory

Description

Articulated carved sculpture of a red snapper or sculpin, intended for use by a child learning the Undersea Kingdom Dance: North America, Canada, British Columbia, Cormorant Island, Alert Bay, Kwakwaka'wakw people, by Vincent Shaughnessy, 1996

Museum reference

K.1997.1038

Collection

Americas

Object name

Dance accessory, Figure

Production information

Shaughnessy, Vincent, 1959 (b.), Sculptor
Alert Bay, Cormorant Island, British Columbia, Canada, North America

Date

1996

Style / Culture

Namgis Band, Kwakwaka'wakw, Pacific Northwest Coast

Materials

Cedar, red, Paint, Horsehair, Down, Nylon

Physical description

Cedar, red; commercial paint; horsehair; fishing line; bird down

Collection place(s)

Alert Bay, Cormorant Island, British Columbia, Canada, North America

Exhibitions

  • Imagine (29 Jul 2011)
    National Museum of Scotland

On display

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