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Object #   2.5E536
Object name   Model Totem Pole, Chief Skulka's
Culture of Origin   Kaigani Haida, Howkan
Materials   Red Cedar
Techniques   Carved, Painted
Exhibit Label   This model pole is remarkable in its very close resemblance to the original full-sized pole from Howkan, Alaska. Most miniature poles are copies only in that they represent the same figures as the originals, but are otherwise carved in the modelmaker's own style. Perhaps this model was made by the carver of Chief Skulka's pole from Howkan. The name "Skulka" is painted in large letters across the base. (Holm, Spirit and Ancestor, 1987)
Dimensions   H: 185.4 cm, W: 33.0 cm, D: 20.3 cm
Source   Dr. R. Pierce Beaver

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