Haida or Tlingit Carved and painted Paddle
Artist: Haida or Tlingit
Dimensions:35 ¼” x 4 ¾” x ¾”
Description: A wonderful early carved and painted Haida ceremonial paddle. One side painted with classic Northern Northwest Coast formline crest designs done to the highest order. The imagery depicts a Raven Crest .The other side depicts a Raven crest figure as well, expertly carved with fine details though out. Note the perfect cross hatching.