Object of the Week: Black Water Spirit, Presto…

Object of the Week: Black Water Spirit, Preston Singletary, Seattle, Washington, United States, 2006. 2010.4.56. 

Descended from a Tlingit clan of Southeastern Alaska, Preston Singletary studies ancient designs made in traditional materials, such as cedar, shell, and bone, and he recreates them in a modern, nontraditional medium: glass.