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Mask representing owner of southeast wind

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

From the Kwakwaka’wakw people of British Columbia, Canada, a mask representing the owner of southeast wind. Of carved wood and bright paint it has a stylized face.

Exhibition Text

Mask representing owner of southeast wind, who, defeated in combat, agreed to four successive days of good weather

Collection Information

Catalog No: 16 / 4729 A Field No: 1
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW
Locale: BC
Country: CANADA
Dimensions: L:45 W:28.5 [in CM]
Subject: MELA'LANUKU
Acquisition Year: 1899
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database