Plaque - 902.2.7_1_3K

902.2.7_1_3K

Plaque

Maker: Possibly Nuxalk (Bella Coola)
Medium:Cedar, abalone shell, paint
Geography: Northwest Coast, British Columbia
Date: c. 1900
Dimensions:
61 x 59.3 cm
Object number: 902.2.7
Not on view
DescriptionCollected in 1901 from Paul George, Kimsquit, by Reverend Dr. R.W. Large, Methodist missionary. According to Martha Black (1997:163), "One of the two hereditary chiefs of Kimsquit was called King George. The carving style appears to be typical of the area between Bella Coola and Bella Bella, and the form is probably taken from the carved and painted crests fround on grave houses in this area..."
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