Native Panel Pipe design Picture Frame, Lead-free fine pewter.
The rim of this pewter frame is carved with a West Coast design known as panel pipe. It is based on the Northwest Coast natives' ceremonial panel pipe used in special events. If you look closely at the designs you can see many of the figures that are the cornerstone of Northwest coast artwork and culture. Eagle, Transformer, Raven, Bear, Killer Whale, and Frog.