Native American

Floral Picture

Artist: Celine Lafferty
Culture/People: Slave-Métis
Place: Fort Simpson, Northwest Territory, United States
Media: Velvet, moose hair, and dye
Dims: 16 x 14.5 in. (40.6 x 36.8 cm)
Date: c. 1980
RTC No: NA0490
Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011

Description

Celine Lafferty’s style includes a full and rich tonal language, which invests her flowers with a sonorous and vibrant optical quality and also her ability to repeat the floral petal forms in a mirror image in reverse results in flowers being superbly framed for our visual enjoyment.

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