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An overall multicolor appliquéd design of figures, animals and birds with embroidered texture on and surrounding the appliquéd areas.

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Long narrow panel featuring double profiles in a vertical column; each pair of faces framed by an igloo shape.

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Large wallhanging which features three central figures - a standing man, seated man and kneeling woman - surrounded by heads in profile.

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Figures in Beaded Parkas

Eight figures and a dog on a blue duffle backgound; parkas are decorated with beading and trimmed with hide fringes; faces are of antler; dog is entirely beaded.

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Overall multicolour design of human and animal figures created by appliqué and stitchery techniques on a green duffle background

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Overall multicolour design of human and animal figures created by appliqué and stitchery techniques on a brown duffle background

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Scene of a man in a kayak created by appliqué and stitchery technique on a turquoise stroud background.

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Multicolour abstract floral appliqué felt design surrounded by a scalloped appliqué border; the background of navy duffle is stitched overall.

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Parka

The parka consists of a cotton poplin shell over white wool duffle. Coloured felt appliqués decorate the lower edge, cuffs, right and left breast, and middle back areas of duffle. Designs are of the bold colours and stylized natural forms characteristic of the artist's style. The fur used is wolverine.

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Several activities of camp life are occurring simultaneously; an old man with tattooed face stands looking out at the viewer; she is watched by a young mother packing a baby; another woman plays with a child, watched by a dog; at the bottom, a young woman watches a man who is chasing a snowy owl; the owl has caught a lemming which it holds in its beak.

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Felt appliquéd figures and animals against a beige wool duffle background. The theme of transformation is evident in the central image of a figure with wings, claws and a human face, legs and feet. Directly above and below this figure is a white bear. At either side of the hanging there is a figure with a bird emerging from the neck and a face emerging from either side of the body. At each top corner there is a seal, and at each bottom corner there is an ulu.

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Ecclesiastical stole

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Hunting Bear

Seal skin appliqué panel

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Summer Scenes

Summer scene. Sun at top centre from which "rainbow" extends to frame active scene depicted on top half of wallhanging (figures, birds, dogs, caribou, inukshuk). Lower portion has applied dark brown ground, with water flowing through - depicted with shaded green stitching, also five bears and one muskox. Wallhanging is edged with applied dark green geometric border.

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Four Seasons of the Tundra: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

This work consists of four wallhangings, to be hung side by side, each of which depicts a season on the tundra. Each wallhanging is virtually covered with stitches, many of which are done with varigated embroidery floss. The overall effect is of an impressionistic quality - describing the foliage, rocks, water, and colour of the landscape. The ground colour of each is as follows: Fall - rust, Winter - blue, Spring - beige, Summer - burgundy.

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Good and Evil

White wool duffle wallhanging with central red image framed by black border. Both the red wool and black wool pieces of fabric are appliquéd with zigzag stitches along the fabric edges. Red figure is irregularly shaped, consists of several faces, and is covered with series of stitches which form a vertical pattern. Black border is a single piece of fabric which has been cut to form a frame which consists of the outline of several faces. The wallhanging edge is finished with alternating red and blue stitiches.

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At the top of the wallhanging are the heads of two bears which have been placed back to back. Underneath the bears’s heads, is a figure pulling a child in a sled. Immediately underneath, is an igloo, under which are depicted two walruses, each wearing a parka. At the bottom are two whales. There is embroidery all around the edge of the wallhanging.

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Assorted animals, fantastic beasts and figures in various colours on green wool: walrus; man, with a fish tail, walking on all fours; polar bear; owl; wolf-like animal with paws in front and mocassioned human feet in back; three-headed man.

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People and Owls

Along the top of the wallhanging in a single row are men and women. Along the bottom in a single row are human heads each surmounted with an owl.

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Landscape with Human and Animals

Landscape with foliage consisting of leaves and flowers, among which are birds and what appears to be a head of a seal. A figure is at the top left.

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People and Animals

Animals and figures interspersed on a green background

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Hunter/Ptarmigan

Two-sided wallhanging depicting a hunter wearing a bright green parka and orange trousers on one side and a yellow ptarmigan on the other

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Hunter and Bear

Brown bear on his haunches facing a hunter with a bow and arrow on a yellow background trimmed around all edges in pink. Along the bottom are flowers.

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Woman’s parka

A brown parka trimmed with wolf fur around the hood, cuffs and hem. A repeating pattern of blue birds in profile is appliquéd around the bottom and around the bottom of each sleeve. Each of the birds is edged with orange thread. The woven sash is blue, orange and brown.

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