Sea Lion Headdress

Physical description

Carved and painted sea lion headdress. Headdress is triangular with high forehead and long nose. Forehead, crown and cheeks are brown. Black bands outlined in white form eyebrows placed over shallow white hollows. Eyes are raised black circles with white crescents outlined by rounded red arrowheads. Nose is black and brown with carved red curls for nostrils. White lines separate black and brown sections.Mouth formed by wide red lips and carved hollow painted with pointed and square white teeth over red background. . Plastic headgear attached to interior to fit wearer's head. Smooth black cloth and rough cotton strips hang down back of mask. Plastic headgear attached to interior.