From: Canada | Queen Charlotte Islands
Curatorial Section: American
|Canada | Queen Charlotte Islands
|Northwest Coast Culture Area
|Dorothy Grant | Robert Davidson
|Cashmere | Shell | Glass | Sequin | Cotton Thread
Button dance blanket of cashmere depicting "eagle giving birth to itself." Made by Dorothy Grant with graphic design by Robert Davidson. Eagle design in red applique on black ground. Eagle is framed on three sides by red border with single row of white mother of pearl buttons on sides and double row of buttons at upper border. Eagle design outlined with buttons and white heart and white glass beads. Eagle eye is large black and white button. Signed on back "RD and DG." There are 1, 327 buttons.
|Purchased from Inuit Gallery of Vancouver Ltd., 1995
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