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U003.20.10
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Henry
Title : Bookwas Mask
Date (Execution) : 1963
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Red cedar
Support / Technique : Carved
Object Type : masks (costume); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : This natural wood mask is deeply carved. The face appears to be that of a human male with a highly beaked nose and high cheekbones. The mask's mouth is hollowed through and appears to be blowing (like the wind). The eyes are simple holes that have been carved through the wood.
Accession # : U003.20.10
Width (cm) : 15.24
Height (cm) : 20.32
Depth (cm) : 15.24
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Peter Smart
Artist Statement :