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U014.3.137
Artist / Maker : Dick, Francis
Title : The Gatherer
Date (Execution) : 1994
Geographical Origin : Gwayi (Kingcome Inlet); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Dzawada̱ʼenux̱w (Tsawataineuk), Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : First Nations formline technique. Black background, a rectangular piece with yellow, teal and purple. Animal and human figures, as well as trees and the sun/moon. Purple crystals in the bottom left side of the image.
Accession # : U014.3.137
Width (cm) : 56.00
Height (cm) : 76.50
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : This print represents a dream that a friend had. In the dream [some]one walked into a garden that had a lot of Amethyst crystals. Crystals represent wholeness (and were used by shaman in olden times). On the right side of the design is an eagle that represents my brother who died prematurely.. There are five moons in this design. Moons symbolize the eye of the universe. The title "The Gatherer" also refers to my journey to gather together the different parts of my life. (statement related to v.r. October 2005)