Ada Eyetoaq (1934-), E2-352, Baker Lake
15" x 11" — 38.1 x 27.9 cm.
“Ajagaq is a traditional and very popular game with both adults and children. The purpose is to spear an object swinging on a line with the stick from which the object dangles. This can be a simple hollow cylinder, as in the print, a rabbit skull, a bundle of twigs,or a carved figure with number of drilled holes. The white and brown of the caribou-skin clothing translated into a striking yellow and blue pattern in this profile image.”
The Inuit Print, exh. cat., from the National Museum of Man (Ottawa, ON), 1977, pp. 210, pl. 123
Department: Inuit and Indigenous Art
Settlement: Baker Lake, Baker Lake / Qamani’tuaq
Signature: Disc Number
Works on Paper: Stencil