• Format/Object name:

    Killer whale figure

  • Date created:

    1962

  • Artists/Makers:

    Amos Wallace (Amos Louis Wallace/Jeet Yaaw Dustaa), Tlingit [Hoonah (Huna)], 1920-2004

  • Place:

    Juneau; Sealaska Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)

  • Media/Materials:

    Yellow cedar, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Made during an IACB arts and crafts demonstration in Juneau, Alaska; purchased by Daniel M. Burlison (1921-2005, IACB instructor); purchased from Burlison by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1962; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

  • Dimensions:

    10 x 21 x 45 cm

  • Catalog number:

    25/8271

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    This item is currently on view at NMAI, DC.

See it in the "Animals" component of the "Window on Collections" exhibit on the 4th floor

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