Gwa'sala Kwakwaka'wakw. <em>Standing Potlatch Figure</em>, late 19th century. Wood, 60 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 5 1/2 in. (154.1 x 36 x 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1118.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X1118.2_view1_bw.jpg)

Standing Potlatch Figure

Artist:Gwa'sala Kwakwaka'wakw

Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 60 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 5 1/2 in. (154.1 x 36 x 14 cm)


Accession Number: X1118.2

Image: X1118.2_view1_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Carved potlatch figure, standing with hands resting on stomach and mouth open. Hair or headdress represented on the top of the head. Often these sculptures represented chiefly figures and would be dressed with blankets and given away during a potlatch.

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