The body is painted light and dark with white spots reflecting the marking of the loon.
Also 'light', the upper world...and 'dark', the lower human world... between which the birds moves.
Similar to "duck" collected by Jacobsen, Kuskokwin, 1883
Hand Carved In Alaska from Black Cottonwood by Dave Hendren.
Trimmed with reindeer fur.
Approx Size from top of loon head to bottom of carving: 9" inches