5180-01 Northwest Rattle with Faces by Ken Kidder
Approximately 9.5" long with rattle about 4.5-5" wide. Made in 2 parts and held together by pegs in handle and hide ties. Makers Mark KK and dated '79. Ken Kidder is a native of Washington States, Skagit Valley. Although he is not native, he has been carving in the Northwest Coast Native style for many years. As a true artist and craftsman, Ken carves in the style of the original carvers and endeavours to use the traditional carving tools.Ken has carved wooden food bowls, masks, ceremonial rattles and other wood items used by the Tlingit, Haida, Kwakiutl, and other Northwest Indian tribes.