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U990.14.1298
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 :
Medium / Material  : Print; Serigraph
Support / Technique : Paper
Object Type : drawings (visual works)
Visual Description : Red, yellow and black design of a moon face.
Accession # : U990.14.1298
Width (cm) : 30.00
Height (cm) : 45.00
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)