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    [miniature canoe paddle]
    Creation Date: ca. 1900
    Catalog ID: 1950.27.12
    Small canoe paddle, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Haida, ca. 1900. Handmade and carved from single piece of wood, possibly yellow cedar. Long flat paddle with tapered point on end. Opposite end of blade gradually extends into handle which is elliptical in cross section and ends in two prongs connected by short transverse handle at top. On blade and extending into handle is large black formline design painted on sides. Identical design on both sides, with salmon trout head with large elliptical eye. Eye forms drawn in pencil around eye, but not painted. Tip is black. Secondary red paint in U forms. Handle has black cross hatch section on both sides. Original record notes origin as Haida.
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    [serigraph/print of a seal]
    Creation Date: 1973
    Catalog ID: C1974.25.8
    Serigraph by Robert Davidson, Haida, 1973. No. 44/116. In black and red ink on tan paper. The image depicts a seal.
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    [halibut hook]
    Creation Date: 1890s-1920?
    Catalog ID: 1993.0.847
    Large V-shaped, two-piece halibut hook, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Haida (?), Tlingit, 1890s-1920? The two parts are lashed together above a carved and tapered lower end. One side has flat inner side and tapered outer edge to be slightly triangular in cross section. The top is slightly bent and wrapped in cedar bark. A long barb made of a four sided nail is inserted. The opposite side is wide and flat on inner side and decorated with the head of a bird with a long segmented neck at top and outer top area. A pair of legs with claws are at opposite end and under a flat body. The inner area is carved with ovoids and lines to represent wings and body. Extending through the middle is a knotted piece of twisted twine. Written in black in on wider side: Torvit (?) Haida / halibut hook
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    [feast bowl]
    Creation Date: 1900-1945
    Catalog ID: 1947.40.19
    Feast dish, Northern Northwest Coast culture area, 1900-1945. Handmade and carved from a single piece of red brown wood in the shape of a frog. The frog has a carefully delineated and raised head, with eyes and open mouth inlaid with pieces of abalone shell. Long curved eyebrows are decorated with small white glass beads. Large, oval shaped bowl has slanted and flat rim edge that is decorated with small white beads. The beads are interrupted by pairs of oval shaped depressions that are meant to hold opercula shells (not present). Feet of bowl are carved in shape of bent legs with elbows and knees at center. Toes are long and carved and taper downward.
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    [canoe model]
    Creation Date: 1880s to 1910
    Catalog ID: 1973.52.463
    Model of a canoe, Northwest Coast culture area / Haida type, ca. 1880s-1910. Handmade, carved of wood, and stained black. One end is higher, with notched and sloping top, curved underside, straight sloping neck and angle to bottom. The angle has been rounded out, as well as the edge of the bottom. The other end is lower with notched top. The lower section angles down to bottom. Interior is deeply carved with flat ridge along top. A length of cordage has been knotted at both ends and extends from holes at prow and stern along one side.
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    [Model canoe]
    Creation Date: 1870-1900
    Catalog ID: 1975.93.6
    Handcarved wooden canoe model, Northwest Coast culture area / Haida, 1870-ca. 1900. Carved of brown wood and painted in formline design with red, black and blue colors. The design is identical on front and back and both sides. Design may be of a bear with claws and jagged teeth. The interior is unpainted except for the black line along the top edge. One end is higher and with notch on lower end. Opposite end is angled outward and then up. Deep grooves extend down center of each end into canoe. Black paint along exterior top and interior top. Base is flat and elliptical in shape.
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    Charles Edenshaw
    Creation Date: 2013
    Catalog ID: 2013.224.1
    Call Number: OVERSIZE/970.7/Ed19w/2013
    256 page illustrated (chiefly color) book (29x25 cm.) featuring photographs of the works of Charles Edenshaw, carver of wood, silver and argillite in traditional Haida design. Based on exhibit hosted by Canadian art galleries. Curated by Robin K. Wright and Daina Augaitis. Published in London UK in 2013.
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    [human figure]
    Creation Date: ca. 1850
    Catalog ID: 1925.53.2
    Carved argillite figure, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Haida, 1800-1850. Carving is black in color and carved in shape of a Caucasian man dressed in a long frock coat. He stands facing forward with his hands over his abdomen. The coat collar and sleeve seams have a decorative notched pattern. Parallel incised lines are colored white and indicate a shirt or tie under the collar. The lapels are detailed with vertical parallel lines to the waist. The cuffs are decorated with parallel lines. Panels along the front edges of the coat's skirt are decorated with geometric patterns which resemble feathers. Next to the panel on each side is a set of three notched spirals. The back of the coat has incised seam lines, two flaps at the hip, and two panels of incised parallel lines on the skirt. The head has long wavy hair, straight nose, anf hair parted in the middle.
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    Creation Date: ca. 1890-1920
    Catalog ID: 1993.0.1596
    Tray, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Haida, ca. 1890-1920. Handmade; carved of piece of argillite. Oval in shape with flat base, raised sides, and curved handles on either end. Carved into interior are four triangular floral designs resembling the trillium flower. They are connected by a double incised line that has a point at each end. Small oval shaped gouges are around interior rim edgw. Rim is flat and 7/16" wide. Underside of tray is decorated with three incised bands extending from base to upper edge of tray on each side and end.
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    [basket with painted dogfish design]
    Creation Date: ca. 1880-1910
    Catalog ID: 1944.109.63
    Cylindrical basket, Northern Northwest Coast culture area / Haida, ca. 1880-1910. Handmade using spruce root in twining technique. The round base is made of stitches radiating from center. There are three rows of twining evenly spaced across base. Sides are straight. Painted on outer surface is a formline design of a dogfish with black primary lines and brown red secondary lines. Body is split so face is on one side and tail opposite, and sides extend from face to tail. A brown band extends around top and bottom of design. A brown band is visible around inner edge below decorative rim trim. Remnants of the rim edge show a zigzag twined design.