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Power board used during tuxwid dances

Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Canada; British Columbia; Comox-Strathcona Regional District; Cape Mudge; ; Vancouver Island Group; ; Vancouver Island
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  • Culture/People:

    Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)

  • Object name:

    Power board used during tuxwid dances

  • Native term:

    dant'sikw

  • Date created:

    circa 1890

  • Place:

    Cape Mudge; Comox-Strathcona Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, cordage, horsehair, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected for MAI by George Heye in 1920 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

  • Dimensions:

    162 x 39 x 4.8 cm

  • Catalog number:

    10/279

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