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U014.3.155
Artist / Maker : Dick, Francis
Title : Raven
Date (Execution) : 2005
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. Blue and grey bird with an additional face on it's abdomen. Teal background.
Accession # : U014.3.155
Width (cm) : 38.50
Height (cm) : 58.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : " I created this design for a couple of reasons. First, my paternal grandmother was a part of the Raven clan from Kingcome Inlet. It is one of the most beautiful winged creatures of our area. The face at the bottom of the design represents man's connection to the Raven. I have been re-examining traditional formline design of the Northwest Coast, and explored part of my study in creating this piece." --Francis Dick