Chief Tony Hunt

Tsonokwa or Wild Woman Mask

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  • Tsonokwa or Wild Woman Mask

Chief Tony Hunt

Tsonokwa or Wild Woman Mask

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This Tsonokwa Mask or Wild Woman of the Woods Mask is carved in red cedar and signed by Native Master Carver Chief Tony Hunt from the Kwakwaka'wakw Nation. It features acrylic paint and horse hair.

The Tsonoqua or Wild Woman of the Woods is a supernatural being. She goes by many names including Tsonoqua, Tsonokwa, Dzunuk’wa, Zuniquwa, Th’owxiya, The Giantess, The Ogress, and Wealth Giver. This being is often considered female, but may be depicted as male or female.

Find more information about and examples of The Wild Woman of the Woods Northwest Coast First Nations symbol.

The mask is about 12 inches or 30 centimeters long excluding the hair and about 13 inches or 33 centimeters wide and 9 inches or 23 centimeters deep. Including the hair the mask is about 29 inches or 74 centimeters long and about 15 inches or 38 centimeters wide. The mask is in excellent shape and shows a few minor scuffs.

The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.