This impressive Eagle Headdress by Tom D. Hunt from the Kwakwaka´wakw Nation is hand-carved from red cedar, painted in acrylic and finished with twined cedar bark.
Tom D. Hunt, also called Watawidi, is the son of Hereditary Chief George Hunt and Mary Hunt. Tom began apprenticing in Kwakwaka'wakw art with his father at the age of 12 and later worked with his brother George Hunt Jr. When he was a little bit older, Tom spent time working with his late maternal grandfather, Sam Henderson, in Campbell River, and learned the traditional artistic style of the 'Nakwaxda'xw Nation (Blunden Harbour).
This mask is 22 ½ inches or close to 57 centimeters long, 13 inches or over 33 centimeters in height and 11 inches or over 28 centimeters in width.
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