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Birchbark, Beads and Continuing Traditions

Penobscot rootclub, 1996

Penobscot rootclub, 1996

Item 23512 info
Hudson Museum, Univ. of Maine

Stanley Neptune learned to carve from Senabeh (Roland Francis) and this club reflects design motifs that were common to the work of his teacher, including the floral chip carving on the club's stock.

Neptune signs his work with an eel, his family's clan symbol.