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U998.7.22
Artist / Maker : Amos, Patrick
Title : Thunderbird Dancer
Date (Execution) : 1993
Geographical Origin : Nootka Island, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Mowachaht, Nuu-chah-nulth
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : The top of the print is framed with a line of grey and black triangles, the bottom triangles are in green and black. A dancer wearing a thunderbird headdress looks to the left. Print is primarily in green, black and red.
Accession # : U998.7.22
Width (cm) : 38.00
Height (cm) : 30.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : This print depicts a Nuu-chah-nulth dancer adorned with a Thunderbird head-dress. The head-dress is unusual in the at above and behind the bird is a killer whale. The geometrics on the print are a traditional Nuu-chah-nulth framing devices, in this case representing earth and clouds. (Statement provided by Pacific Editions)