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Object Name: painting
Title: Welcome
Artist/Maker: Adele Kereliuk
Category: painting
Technique: pen
Medium: ink, gilt
Support: paper
Accession Number: 1977.1
Exhibition Title: 1996 MAG, Saskatoon, SK. 12 Jan-25 Feb
Origin-Province: Ontario
Origin-Country: Canada
Origin-Continent: North America
Culture: Canadian
Earliest Production Date: 1974
Latest Production Date: 1975
School/Style: Canadian
Description: Depicts a Ukrainian girl in the traditional welcoming pose, with braided bread (kolach) and salt, welcoming future in-laws or vice versa. "We welcome you with bread and salt." The design of the shirt was taken directly from a shirt of handmade fabric which was embroidered by the artist's great grandmother.
Height: 17.9
Width: 13.4
Unit-Linear: cm
Image Height: 11.9
Image Width: 8.4
Quantity: 1
Subject/Image: Ukrainian, in authentic costume
girl, in welcome pose with bread (kolach)and salt
figure
Signature: In brown ink, lower centre: Ageiia (Adelia)
Department: Collections
Institution: Mendel Art Gallery  Facebook-Mendel Art Gallery  YouTube-Mendel Art Gallery
Institution City: Saskatoon
Institution Province: Saskatchewan

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