A NORTHWEST COAST CEREMONIAL DANCE BLANKET
composed of a single panel of bright green commercial wool, overlaid on three sides with wide strips of red cotton cloth, centering a spreadwinged thunderbird in red wool trade cloth, ornamented with circular mother-of-pearl shell buttons and small asymmetrical plaques of abalone shell, printed cotton panel at the neck
Dimensions: 75½ x 56½ in. (191.8 x 143.5 cm.)
Collected by Dr. Samuel Atkin, former President of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute and Society, on a trip to British Columbia in 1963.