Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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bird figure
  • Northwest Coast peoples
  • bird figure, late 1800s–early 1900s
  • Where object was made: United States or British Columbia, Canada
  • wood, paint, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 21 x 7.5 x 8.5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 8 1/4 x 2 15/16 x 3 3/8 in
  • Source unknown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.6135

The small figure of a bird is possibly a raven. It has a black head with a yellow beak and a green neck. The wings are black on top with feathers left a natural color. The belly is black and the feet are natural colored.