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Artist / Maker : Xwalacktun,
Title : Ceremonial Door (exterior - Thunderbird and Salmon
Date (Execution) : 2009
Geographical Origin : Squamish, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Coast Salish, Kwakwaka'wakw, Squamish (Sḵwx̱wú7mesh)
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : red cedar with two colour blue-green and pearl blue stain
Support / Technique : carved, painted
Object Type : bas-reliefs (sculpture); double doors
Visual Description : Exterior of Double doors, carved both sides. Exterior has Thunderbird and salmon with human face in mouth. Interior has Thunderbird and killer whale. Artist notes that eyes along top of doors are to remind us that we are being watched. Thunderbird watches over us all. see reference binder for additional artist's notes.
Accession # : U009.3.4-1
Width (cm) : 56.50
Height (cm) : 215.00
Depth (cm) : 7.00
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