This beautifully carved and highly decorated Kwaguʼł Moon Mask (Kwaguʼł Makwala) by Kwakwaka'wakw artist Kevin Daniel Cranmer is carved from a single piece of red cedar and painted in red, green, and black acrylic. The mask has four copper raven panels surrounding the rim of the mask, two copper eyebrow panels, two copper eyes, four abalone teeth, and 32 abalone onlays on the inner rim of the mask.
The Moon Symbol is the protector and guardian of the earth. Its spirit watches over us and can change our moods.
Find more information about and examples of The Moon Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.
This mask is about 12 inches or 30 centimeters wide, 12 inches or 30 centimeters high, and is about 5 inches or 13 centimeters deep.
Kevin is renowned for creating highly embellished, intricate works in cedar. This marvellous mask is a fantastic example of his work.
The last image shows the artist Kevin Cranmer with his Moon Mask.
The price includes shipping to the continental USA or Canada.