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Mask, or headdress, representing a fish (sculpin) with a moveable tail and dorsal spines, ridged pectoral fins, two horns at the sides of the head, a movable mouth, and a cedar bark fringe across the top of the head. The mask is painted black with white stripes and scallop designs on the body, red scallops along the back, red spines and horns, black around the edges of the face, green around the eyes, red nostrils with white inside, and red lips. The pectoral fins are painted light orange with black ridges and concentric circles in black, white and red.

Iconographic Meaning

Represents Bullhead, K!wama, sometimes identified as sculpin.

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