Mask representing the mythological clan ancestor

  • Exhibition Text

    • Mask representing the mythological clan ancestor who descended from the sky in the form of an eagle, but who, by assuming human form, was unable to change the shape of his nose.

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  • Collection Information

    • Catalog No: 16 / 2365 Field No: 9
      Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW
      Locale: BC, FORT RUPERT
      Country: CANADA
      Material: WOOD, PIGMENT, FEATHER
      Dimensions: L:38 W:21.5 H:30 [in CM]
      Subject: WA'KAS
      Acquisition Year: 1897
      Donor: HUNT, GEORGE & BOAS, FRANZ, PROF.
      Collector: HUNT AND BOAS?

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