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U003.20.11
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Henry
Title : Bear 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; stain
Support / Technique : Carved; stained
Object Type : masks (costume); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : This mask depicts a bear's face with open mouth and teeth bared. The bear has a large centrally located nose, large circular eyes, long eyebrows and protruding ears. The mask has been stained reddish brown. Metal hook verso, tape with red type BEAR on verso.
Accession # : U003.20.11
Width (cm) : 16.51
Height (cm) : 20.32
Depth (cm) : 12.70
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Peter Smart
Artist Statement :