Raven Hat (1995)
Wood Engraving w/tint block and colored penciling
Edition of 25
Edition of A/P: 2
Book Edition: 10
Paper type: Archival quality
Print size: 7" x 8"
Image size: 4" x 5"
Hand pulled by the artist from the original endgrain maple block on an Ettan etching press at Sitka, Alaska on March 1995.
Book edition print is featured in From Long Ago: Crest Hats, Masks and Faces. Some proofs are dated 1994.
Northwest coast ceremonial hat, possibly Tlingit. Carved wood with two woven potlatch rings which indicate that the wearer has hosted two potlatches. The blue-green color was probably made from copper verdigris and the red from a mineral substance.