This fabulous Chief's Mask by Kwakwaka'wakw artist Wayne Alfred is hand-carved in red cedar and is signed by the artist. Wayne Alfred is from the 'Namgis Band in Alert Bay. This mask is painted in red and black acrylic and also features sinew and horsehair. Wayne Alfred was born in 1958 and is a very respected artist, mentor, dancer, and knowledge keeper who is involved in all aspects of his cultural heritage. He is a distinguished painter and carver, who is well known by collectors for his high technical ability and traditional accuracy.
This mask is about 13 inches or 33 centimeters long excluding the hair and about 14 inches or 35 centimeters wide and about 9 inches or 23 centimeters deep. Including the hair, the mask is about 39.5 inches or 100 centimeters long and about 15 inches or 38 centimeters wide.
The price includes shipping to the USA and Canada.