Title

Bailer, Wood

Creator

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Source

Myron Eells Northwest Collection

Maxey Catalog Number

WHIT-E-0022

Description

Bailer is carved from solid piece of wood. Eells says in his Notebooks that these were generally made of "alder, maple or laurel." It has a 3.5 inch handle and the diamond shape body Eells described as the first of three types of bailers he identified. On the inside is a white tag which is no longer legible. The back has written in pencil: "From old man Hee Hee age 60 years. Skokomish May 22, 1875 John..." (rest of name is not legible.) Accession File states: "Bailer. Twana and Clallam." Contact.

Type

Physical object

Format

Wood

Number of Artifacts

1

Cultural Affiliation

Twana/Klallam

Spatial Coverage

Unknown

Donor

Mrs. Sarah Eells

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