Mask

About this object

History of use

Belongs to the Tla'sala.

Narrative

Made for Ed Walkus

Physical description

Mask (a) depicting a flat face with pointed chin, the area around mouth slightly recessed with protruding red lips. Painted with heavy black eyebrows, blue around the eyes, red u-shapes beside the eyes, and red on the nostrils. There is a black painted moustache and a scalloped design in black around the mouth area. The remainder of the face is white. Two bunches of grey, brown and white feathers secured to two wooden sticks with blue string and adhesive white fabric tape (b and c) fit into two holes in the forehead.