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U001.11.125
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Calvin
Title : Kwakwaka'wakw Eagle Mask
Date (Execution) : 1981
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Paint, red cedar wood, cedar bark
Support / Technique :
Object Type : masks (costume); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Traditional Kwakwaka'wakw eagle face mask carved out of red cedar wood and painted black, red, green, and orange (beak). Along the edge of the mask, not including the base, is twisted cedar bark. The eyes, holes in the beak, and mouth are cut out. The eyes are set into the head, the beak is the predominant feature.
Accession # : U001.11.125
Width (cm) : 19.50
Height (cm) : 24.50
Depth (cm) : 13.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of the Estate of Michael C. Williams
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