Tsimshian, Gitksan (Native American). <em>Wolf Mask used in Wolf Dance (Walas'axa)</em>, 19th century. Wood, copper, pigment, 15 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (40 x 21 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Herman Stutzer, Esq., 15.513.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 15.513.2_acetate_bw.jpg)

Wolf Mask used in Wolf Dance (Walas'axa)

Artist:Tsimshian, GitksanHaidaGwa'sala Kwakwaka'wakw

Medium: Wood, copper, pigment

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Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 8 1/4 in. (40 x 21 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H12, 6B

Accession Number: 15.513.2

Image: 15.513.2_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wood headpiece representing the head of a Wolf. Painted red, black, and green-blue and inset with copper in mouth.

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