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Artist / Maker : Livingston, John
Title : Untitled (Northern-style steering paddle)
Date (Execution) : 1996
Geographical Origin : Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Canadian, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period :
Medium / Material  : Yellow cedar; paint; pigment
Support / Technique : carved; painted
Object Type : paddles
Visual Description : Recto: Killer whale and human painted in the colours blue, red, and black. The handle has several different images including a human hand and eagle head. The paddle portion has several images too. The most prominent colours are blue and black. Verso: The paddle handle is the natural colour of the wood. The paddle portion is painted in black with West coast art/First Nations imagery. The images resemble Raven iconography.
Accession # : U001.11.445
Width (cm) : 23.75
Height (cm) : 200.00
Depth (cm) : 7.50
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
Artist Statement :