Tlingit Raven Totem Pole Model
Materials: Cedar, red, black and green pigments
Dimensions: 28 ¼” x 6 ¼” x 5 ½”
Description: Artist: Nuu-chah-nulth, unknown carver worked out of Seattle in the very early 1900’s. See photograph dated 1915 a nearly identical totem by the same artist is pictured (tallest in the middle) in the book 1001 Curios Things by Kate Duncan page 173. Model of famous Tlingit Raven pole erected in Wrangel Alaska in 1896.
The totem depicts episodes of the Raven Myth in Tlingit lore.