This Haida Beaver Mask is hand-carved in red cedar and painted in black and red acrylic by Reg Davidson from the Haida Nation. It features red cedar bark twine and bark bundles. This mask has bold Haida form lines and employs a classic Haida palate of red and black combined with a finely carved, unpainted red cedar finish.
The Beaver Symbol teaches people to be productive and not limit their options. He teaches us to be persistent and to use available resources. The Beaver helps people understand the dynamics of teamwork and to appreciate each individual’s talents and contributions in order to accomplish anything.
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The mask is 11 3/4 inches or 30 centimeters high, 11 inches or 28 centimeters wide and about 10 inches or 25 centimeters deep.