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U990.14.160
Artist / Maker : Hunt, Richard ; Gwe-la-yo-gwe-la-gya
Title : Kwa-Gulth Moon
Date (Execution) : 1987
Geographical Origin : Fort Rupert, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
Style / Period : Western Modern 1900-1950
Medium / Material  : Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : screen prints
Visual Description : Red, black and yellow design of a sun with a large face and red lips and large eyes.
Accession # : U990.14.160
Width (cm) : 37.40
Height (cm) : 42.50
Depth (cm) : 0.00
Mandatory Credit : Canada Council for the Arts Acquisition Grant, Purchased from the Collection of Vincent Rickard
Artist Statement : This design represents a man who has transformed himself into the moon. If a chief inherits the rights to the moon, he may also use the mask to show off while dancing. The moon is also used in the Peace Dance or Klasala. (Statement provided by Open Pacific Graphics)