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Artist / Maker : Elliott, Charles W.; Temosen-thut
Title : Moon Mask
Date (Execution) : 2002
Geographical Origin : Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Coast Salish, Saanich (WSÁNEĆ), Tsartlip
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : yellow cedar; acrylic paint
Support / Technique : carved; painted
Object Type : sculpture (visual works)
Visual Description : Round mask-shaped carving in teal, read and black. In the centre of the mask is a face flanked by a thunderbird to the left and right. Emerging above the face like a hood is another bird whose nose protrudes from the sculpture. The base colour of the sculpture is teal, with details highlighted in red and black.
Accession # : U002.1.1
Width (cm) : 39.00
Height (cm) : 40.00
Depth (cm) : 17.00
Mandatory Credit : University of Victoria Acquisition Fund
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