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Artist / Maker : Jackson, Robert B.; Nagwa
Title : Box Design (Eagle/Human)
Date (Execution) : c. 1980
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Gitxsan
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Graphite
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : design drawings
Visual Description : A First Nations preliminary drawing of a box design, including a grizzly bear. Drawing represents the secondary crest of the Sky Clan and is found on existing Tsimshian bentwood boxes. Many legends and myths include eagle/human, often as transformation ideals. It is a half page design with colour notations to enable a symmetrical serigraph.
Accession # : U011.81.10
Width (cm) : 48.00
Height (cm) : 61.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement :