Projectile point made from light brown chert with a triangular blade and side notches. Maximum Length 3.8 cm Axial Length 3.8 cm Stem Length 0.6 cm Maximum Width 1.8 cm Shoulder Width 1.8 cm Stem Width 0.7 cm Base Width 0.4 cm Basal Radius N/A Notch Width 0.5 cm Notch Depth 0.4 cm Blade Length 3.0 cm
Projectile point made from brown chert with triangular blade, basal notches and stem. Maximum Length 2.8 cm Axial Length 2.8 cm Stem Length 0.3 cm Maximum Width 0.8 cm Shoulder Width 0.8 cm Stem Width 0.3 cm Base Width 0.1 cm Basal Radius N/A Notch Width 0.2 cm Notch Depth 0.1 cm Blade Length 2.3 cm
Projectile point made from white stone with a triangular blade, blunt point and basal notch. Maximum Length 4.4 cm Axial Length 3.8 cm Stem Length N/A Maximum Width 2.2 cm Shoulder Width N/A Stem Width N/A Base Width N/A Basal Radius 1.1 cm Notch Width 1.1 cm Notch Depth 1.7 cm Blade Length 3.8 cm
Four notch net weight, nearly oval, made of grey stone with large white inclusions. Notches appear to have been removed from opposite sides of the stone. One end has a 1.7 cm long by 3.0 cm wide area removed with a 1.0 cm long by 2.2 cm wide rounded notch. The other end has a 4.0 cm long by 4.6 cm wide area removed with a 1.2 cm long by 2.4 cm wide rounded notch. One side has a 5.0 cm long by 5.5 cm wide area with a 1.0 cm long by 2.6 cm wide rounded notch. The other side has a 3.5 cm long by 4.0 cm wide area with a 1.5 cm long by 2.2 cm wide rounded notch.
Medium-sized rectangular carrying basket (p. 83 Eells Notebooks). Woven of split cedar limb and bark (?). The basket is stiff, but not tightly woven; cedar limbs provide vertical strands, and the bark is woven through each of these horizontally. The top edge is wrapped with cedar bark and each of the four corners has a small twisted cedar bark rope loop/handle. Post-Contact.
Model of Haida canoe carved from solid cedar piece. Bow and stern carved to raised "V" shapes; bottom is flat. Some light colored paint along edges that is chipped and faded. Inside of canoe is decorated with red triangle shapes: two each at the insides of the bow and stern, and two each on either side of inside of canoe. Two nails in top of bow. Post-Contact.
Small tool for trimming grass used in basket making. Carved of cedar(?) in shape of otter. Two metal pieces sticking out of back. Metal pieces are tapered at the back into sharp edges for trimming. Post-Contact.
Small, Twana "fancy" basket, tightly woven of three colors of fine grass: dark and light brown and natural blonde color grass. It is decorated with a design called "animal round and round design," with dogs around the top, and geometric patterns three times around under the dogs. The top edge has scallops, two of which are broken off. Post-Contact.
Knife with carving of man with animal on handle and leather sheaf. Knife handle is made of Metal, possibly bronze, and wood. The wooden part is carved; on one side with a man and animal, and on the other side with animals and plants. The case is marked "165 a VD," and the knife as "165 b VD." Sheath and knife stored in two separate bags. Catalog lists-The Virgil Davin Collection states: "165 a&B VD Knife and Case." Early 20th Century.
Flour barrel. Large, made of black pottery. Is cracked on sides and bottom, has characters on red paper. Part of the Chinese in Walla Walla Exhibit. Display tag states:"Flour Barrel. Used for storage and display of food items. Similar barrels had drainage holes drilled through their bottoms and were used for growing mung bean sprouts."
Clay image of a man. From Han Dynasty tomb, dated 100-200 AD. Sent in several pieces, mended by Professor Brode. Accession File states: "Image. Probably idol take from Kiating Szchuan Province - from caves dug in sandstone 500 to 1000 years ago. Not Chinese." Han Dynasty.
Rectangular, dark red chest with a metal lock, two metal handles and three metal hinges. The outside, top of the lid has faint, black writing. The front of the lid has a long crack from the center where a piece of wood is missing to the corner where a piece of paper with black writing has been affixed. The remaining portion of the lock is "8" shaped with a scalloped plate behind the lower portion. Imprinted into the lock are the words: "- CORBIN CABINET LOCK CO - NEW BRITAIN, CONN. USA." The inside of the trunk is unlined. A wooden tray 3.0 cm high, 13.5 cm wide and 61.0 cm long rests across the length of the trunk. In the tray are two keys, the upper plate to the front lock and a chunk of wood probably from the front of the lid. On the inside of the lid is a piece of white paper with red writing. Catalog List - The Virgil Davin Collection states: "164 VD Virgil Davin Chest." Post-1850.
Metal scabbard with a metal ring (diameter 2.5 cm) on side, small hole on top rim. According to Mike McWatters, the scabbard is c. World War II era for a Japanese Non-Commissioned Officer's sword. 20th Century.
Fan made of root. Handle appears to be made of wood and above the handle there are two circles, and inner,outer, and an open circle extending from the handle base that the roots all pass through as they extend out from the outer wooden dial. The inner wooden circle was a diameter of about 11.4 cm. Then outer circle of wood has a diameter of about 15 cm and the open circle extending from handle base has a diameter of about 20 cm. The handle itself measure out to a length of 10.5 cm and a width of 7.4 cm. The fan's wooden areas are decorated. For example, the wooden parts are covered in some type of paper or very thin wood and painted. The inner wooden circle was once painted gold and has a pattern made of ovular green and red shapes trimmed in black. The outer circle, on the other hand, was painted silver and has the green and red shapes lined in black, in a line, one following the other. The outer open circle once had its edge covered and painted; gold on one side, silver on the other. The handle was painted with gold, outlined in black and has the same shapes and colors as the inner and outer circles-but they are larger. Where the hand holds onto the fan, at the handle, was once covered with something cloth-remnants evident-can still see string left over. Places around fan where roots are separating from wooden dial. Cracking evident on painted surfaces. Accession File states: "Fan. Turkish. Of Sandalwood root."
With hiramaki-e (raised sprinkled metal and/or pigment) decorations of cranes flying above crashing waves, executed in gilt against a glossy black, mounted on either side with a gilt washed copper ring for attachment of silk ties. Accession File states: "Dispatch box Ryoshobako. Black and gold lacquer box; bottom edge of lid curve, green tie strings, 2 birds in design. 2" x 3 3/8" x 3 7/16". 19th Century.