Bumblebee Mask

by Skip Saunders
(Nuxalk)

Red Cedar, paint, polar bear fur (11”x9”x8”)

$1985

Bumblebee – The bee is one of the few insects to appear in the art. Althought not often depicted, Bee does appear, especially in an amusing mask that emphasizes its pain-inflicting capability. Bees…performed as interludes in more serious ceremonies, ‘stinging’ people by touching them with the sharp barbs on their masks


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