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U990.14.218
Artist / Maker : James, Allen
Title : Monsterbird Dance
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw, Musgamagw Tsawataineuk (Dzawada'enuxw)
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Painting
Support / Technique : paper
Object Type : watercolours (paintings)
Visual Description : Image of a kneeling human figure in dance regalia (red and yellow cedar-bark cloak and anklets) and a long-beaked Monsterbird mask. A giant image of a cedar spoon behind. Painted with thick watercolours on watercolour paper, with some background shading done with dry-brush watercolour.
Accession # : U990.14.218
Width (cm) : 30.00
Height (cm) : 40.40
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement :