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Description

Headdress in the form of a wolf's head with a bent wood frame at the back. The mask has ears with two concave areas, and they protrude backwards at an angle. The mask aslo has a long muzzle with a protruding tongue and prominent nostrils. The mask is painted black with red inside the ears, green around the black and white eyes, a black line underneath each eyebrow, red nostrilsand lips with a white edge, a red tonge, and two rows of white teeth with red edges.

History Of Use

Used in 'Walasaxa dance; also called receiving a treasure, dLugwala.

Iconographic Meaning

Represents wolf: atlha'nam.

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