About this object


Walter Koerner commissioned the panels from Reid in the late 1950s or early 1960s, to be placed in his garden. The panels were part of a lean-to, made to protect some other large Northwest Coast carvings which are now part of the Museum of Anthropology's collections.

Physical description

Long, wooden rectangular panel with a wooden notch at top. The front has a carved representation of an eagle painted dark red and black. The back has an outlined drawing of a large face and a figure wearing a potlach hat. Written on the back, in pen, there is an encircled number one, "EAGLE", and "Reid".