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Passage of Spirits
Passage of Spirits
Date:
20th–21st century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 04
Century:
Media:
Steatite - Brazilian Soapstone, Caribou Antler, And Commercial Cotton Fiber
Dimensions:
27 3/4 x 40 1/2 x 13 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inuit, Inuvialuit
Accession Number:
2007.21.292.a-y
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

10 figures in a boat with a drummer at the bough, a sedna face on the bough of the boat, caribou antler used as sails. Some figures have human faces and some have animal faces.

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”