Shark Mother (Totem Pole)

Duane Pasco

(1932-)
Shark Mother (Totem Pole)
1976
 
wood
96 x 23 ½ x 10 ½ inches
25393
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Totem Pole, "Shark Mother" Northwest Coast Carved Wood by Duane Pasco, vintage 1960s-1970s. The design is similar to a traditional Northwest Coast House Post, imagery includes a stylized Dogfish Shark (Squalidae) with a fetus in the womb, this alludes to the traditional Dogfish totem and the continuity of it's clan.

Created as a fixture at Kiana Lodge near Seattle, WA

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