Crab Puppet

About this object

History of use

A treasure: dLugwe' of Tux'wid dance; Quatsino olala (M. Martin, 1952).

Physical description

Wooden carving of a crab representation, with protruding eyes and eight bent legs. Each leg is composed of two pieces of wood, nailed together, and the legs are immovable. The body and legs are painted red, and the face is painted in red, black, and white.