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U994.13.9
Artist / Maker : Henderson, Samuel
Title : The Laughing Man Mask
Date (Execution) : n.d.
Geographical Origin : Blunden Harbour, British Columbia, Canada
Cultural Group : Kwakwaka'wakw
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Medium / Material  : Wood, Red Cedar; Paint
Support / Technique :
Object Type : masks (costume); carvings (visual works)
Visual Description : Simple, low relief carving of bear face (possible crest representation). When viewed from top, mask is in u-shape. Thickness varies from 9cm at thickest point to 2.5cm at thinnest point. Green orbital sockets outlined with orange border. Ochre stripe around eyes.
Accession # : U994.13.9
Width (cm) : 24.50
Height (cm) : 36.30
Depth (cm) : 17.00
Mandatory Credit : Gift of Dr. Sydney W. Jackman
Artist Statement :