Arts of the Americas
Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
Wooden staff. The upper end has a natural curve which is used to form a bird's head. A long beaked bird with rows of teeth, feathered wings are carved in the surface below the curve.
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Gwa'sala Kwakwaka'wakw. Chief's Stick, 19th century. Wood, Height: 47 1/16 in. (119.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7415. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 05.588.7415_acetate_bw.jpg)
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