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Mosquito Mask
  • Mosquito Mask
  • Mosquito Mask
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Price: $1,900.00
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Mosquito Mask

"Mosquito mask is one of the masks worn around the cannibal saga in the Hamasta ritual. When our ancestors killed the Great Cannibal Spirit, The cannibal died and was burned in a fire. As he turned to ash, some of his ashes became mosquitoes who thirst for blood to this very day." -Cecil Dawson, Kwakuitl Nation
Product code: 91-38um
Medium: Red Cedar / Red Cedar Bark / Acrylic Paint
Length: 8"
Width: 10 1/2"
Height: 15"
Weight: 1.1kg

Meet the artist

Dawson, Cecil

Dawson, Cecil

Born into a family of artists, Cecil Dawson began his artistic career at a very young age. His grandfather Jimmy Dick, a totem and mask carver, taught Cecil the intricacies of carving. Cecil also spent time under the tutelage of his cousin, mask c...

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