This Ancestral Sun Mask was hand-carved by Namgis artist Shawn Karpes. It has been carved from red cedar and painted in yellow, white, red, and black acrylic.
The Sun Symbol represents life-giving abundance with its warmth radiating healing and peace.
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The mask measures approximately 17 inches or 43 1/4 centimeters high, 19 1/2 inches or 49 1/2 centimeters wide, and 6 inches or 15 1/4 centimeters deep.