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U001.11.448
Artist / Maker : Hunt, George Jr.
Title : Cannibal and Human
Date (Execution) : 1993
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Paint; deer hide; cedar bark; ermine skin; rabbit skin; grouse feathers; horse tail; abalone; copper
Support / Technique : painted; carved; assembled
Object Type : drums (membranophones); drumsticks
Visual Description : This First Nations drum has a six-colour painting of a cannibal and human design, with abalone and copper inlay. The edge of the drum is trimmed in cedar bark rope, and hanging on either side of the drum is rabbit skin and cedar bark. Below the drum is a painted, carved skull drumstick with ermine skin, grouse feather, rabbit skin, and horsetail.
Accession # : U001.11.448
Width (cm) : 81.50
Height (cm) : 102.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :