This Sea Lions Moon Mask features two Sea Lions on the right and left side of the rim. The face in the centre is carved in red cedar and the rim is made out of pine The mask is carved and painted by artist Patrick Amos from the Nuu-chah-nulth Nation. The mask features cedar bark and acrylic paint.
The Moon Symbol is the protector and guardian of the earth. Its spirit watches over us and can change our moods.
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The Mask is up to 16 inches or close to 41 centimeters in diameter including the cedar bark and up to 2 inches or 5 centimeters deep.