Kwigwis or eagle mask, yellow beak, green patches around eyes, red below beak and behind eyes, feather and cotton head covering
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Catalogue Information


Wood; Fabric; Rope; String; Whale Baleen; Metal, Nails

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Physical Description

Carved and painted wooden bird mask covering the wearer’s face rather than worn atop of the dancer's head (as would a forehead mask). The mask is painted blue-grey around the eyes with a large yellow beak, the lips and nares are delineated in red. The lower jaw is hinged. Yellow, grey, black, red, and white.