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U014.3.285
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Eugene
Title : Kwagiulth Eagle and Salmon
Date (Execution) : 1994
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Beige circular composition with an blue and red eagle holding a green and red salmon in its talons.
Accession # : U014.3.285
Width (cm) : 38.50
Height (cm) : 42.00
Depth (cm) :
Mandatory Credit : Gift from the Collection of George and Christiane Smyth
Artist Statement : The eagle is a crest figure. The salmon is a very important food source on the Northwest Coast. This design, originally painted on a drum, incorporates both of these elements, along with a human face in the centre. (Statement provided by Pacific Editions)