Native American

Mask

Artist: Reginald Davidson
Culture/People: Haida
Place: Northwest Coast
Media: Red Cedar, paint, horsehair, and shell labret
Dims: 36 x 15.5 in. (91.4 x 39.3 cm)
Date: Date made or time period
RTC No: NA1098
Gift of Ralph T. Coe, 2011

Description

The piece was acquired in Victoria in 2002 by Ted Coe. He had been present in Masset to see this mask danced by Davidson; the dance and its paraphernalia were part of a ceremony to pay the village for Davidson’s social digression.

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