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U003.20.16
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Henry
Title : Killer Whale
Date (Execution) : 1973
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Yellow cedar; paint
Support / Technique : Carved; painted
Object Type : masks (costume); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Sculpture depicts a killer whale carved and painted black, red and green. The whale's fins are at its side, stream-lined to its body; a detachable (U003.20.16 B) dorsal fin is black with a natural wood circle on either side.
Accession # : U003.20.16
Width (cm) : 46.99
Height (cm) : 31.11
Depth (cm) : 12.70
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Peter Smart
Artist Statement :