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U009.3.12
Artist / Maker : Cook, Rande ; K'alapa
Title : House Beam Design for Ceremonial Hall - Thunderbird, Raven, Killerwhale, Wolf
Date (Execution) : 2009
Geographical Origin : 'Yalis (Alert Bay); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : red cedar, acrylic paint
Support / Technique : hand sand blasted original design, hand painted, with verathane seal
Object Type : reliefs (sculptures); posts (structural elements)
Visual Description : Thunderbird, Raven, Killerwhale, Wolf. "I wanted the elements to be protectors of the house, so I chose a thunderbird from the sky and a killerwhale from the sea. We (man) make up the elements of land and fire." -Rande Cook
Accession # : U009.3.12
Width (cm) : 45.70
Height (cm) : 350.50
Depth (cm) : 5.00
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