Baxw’bak’walanux' siwe Northwest Coast Articulating Mask, by Gary Peterson
Baxw’bak’ walanux' siwe (Man Eater at the North End of the World) and Three Helper Birds
This remarkable articulating mask is a rare rendition of one that Franz Boaz came across and remarked on/ photoed in 1900, before it disappeared. Danced at potlatch.
Red cedar, copper, domestic duck feathers
- 20" x 16" x 17.5"
Gary Peterson, Kwakwaka'wakw, Alert Bay, British Columbia