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Object #1999-23/1
Object nameButton Blanket
Culture of OriginHaida
Maker or ArtistDorothy Grant, Robert Davidson
MaterialsWool, Blue, Wool, Red, Button, Pearl, Beads, Blue, Thread, Red, Thread, White
InscriptionSigned on PR inside corner by Davidson and Grant with initials: RD and DG
DimensionsL: 51.2 in, W: 58.7 in
Exhibit Label'In the Spirit of the Ancestors'-This robe is a collaborative effort between Haida artists Robert Davidson and Dorothy Grant. It was Dorothy's personal robe, worn by her on many ceremonial occasions in the 1980s and 90s. The dogfish design appliquéd in the central panel is a crest of Grant's Yahgu'laanaas Raven clan.
SourceMs. Dorothy Grant
CreditPurchased with funds donated by Lawrence Christian and John A. Putnam

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