Spindle Whorl (Sulsultin)
Arts of the Americas
Hardwood, pigment traces
7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 3/4 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 1.9 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund
The object is a spindle whorl carved on one side with a salmon or whale design motif. The object is in good and stable condition with traces of black pigment in the detailed areas of the carving.
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Chemainus, Coast Salish. Spindle Whorl (Sulsultin), 19th century. Hardwood, pigment traces, 7 1/4 x 7 1/4 x 3/4 in. (18.4 x 18.4 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1905, Museum Collection Fund, 05.588.7383. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 05.588.7382_05.588.7383_Design_scan_bw.jpg)
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