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Yellow Cedar wood, Abalone shell, Acrylic paint
A frontlet is a forehead mask attached to a woven headpiece. It is worn by chiefs and high-ranking individuals as a display of crests and status. Frontlets are often decorated with materials that are symbols of wealth and power: abalone shell, operculum shell, sea lion whiskers, feathers and/or ermine pelts.
The Hawk takes its place in the spiritual world of the supernatural and inspires creative designs for masks, rattles and jewelry. A Hawk man or woman are transformation beings depicted with largely human features and can be distinguished by a curled beak which often curves to meet the tip of the lower jaw.
7.5 x 6.75 x 4.75 (including base)
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