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Bella Coola Headdress, ca. 19

Wood (Thuja Plicata); paint; abalone shell (Haliotis fulgens); metal; ermine pelts (Mustela Erminea); cloth
8 1/2 in
21.6 cm
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Entwistle

This outstanding Bella Coola Mask represents one of the most elaborate and unique sculptural …

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This outstanding Bella Coola Mask represents one of the most elaborate and unique sculptural traditions among the tribes of the Northwest coast. The naturalistic zoomorphology of the headdress coupled with the rhythmic polychromy of its surface create a striking transformation mask used to dramatize family myths in …

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Manufacturer
Bella Coola (Nuxalk) peoples, British Columbia, Canada
Image rights
L&R Entwistle & Co, Ltd
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About the work
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Entwistle

This outstanding Bella Coola Mask represents one of the most elaborate and unique sculptural …

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This outstanding Bella Coola Mask represents one of the most elaborate and unique sculptural traditions among the tribes of the Northwest coast. The naturalistic zoomorphology of the headdress coupled with the rhythmic polychromy of its surface create a striking transformation mask used to dramatize family myths in …

Read more
Manufacturer
Bella Coola (Nuxalk) peoples, British Columbia, Canada
Image rights
L&R Entwistle & Co, Ltd

Bella Coola Headdress, ca. 19

Wood (Thuja Plicata); paint; abalone shell (Haliotis fulgens); metal; ermine pelts (Mustela Erminea); cloth
8 1/2 in
21.6 cm
Unique
Sold