Mask

About this object

History of use

Worn by Hamats!a dancer.

Iconographic meaning

Represents Raven at the north end of the world, Gwaxgwaxwalanuxsiwe', one of the servants of cannibal at the north end of the world.

Physical description

Large black, orange, white and red raven mask with flared, open nostrils near the top of the beak. A thick cedar bark fringe covers the crown and back of the mask.