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U003.20.17
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Henry
Title : Mouse Mask
Date (Execution) : 1984
Geographical Origin : Tsaxis (Fort Rupert); British Columbia; Canada
Cultural Group : Kwagu'ł, Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Contemporary 1950 -
Medium / Material  : Red cedar; bark; Hudson's Bay blanket; paint; nails; string
Support / Technique : Carved; painted; assembled
Object Type : masks (costume); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : This carved and painted mask is of Mouse. Mouse has prominant buck teeth and large pointy ears. Strips of cedar bark adorn the top, left and right sides of the mask. The Hudson's Bay blanket is nailed/tied to the back of mask for use in dance ceremony. Left ear has become detached and is labelled B.
Accession # : U003.20.17
Width (cm) : 25.40
Height (cm) : 45.72
Depth (cm) : 26.67
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Peter Smart
Artist Statement :