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Nootka people, W Vancouver Island, Canada 10 1/2 inches, old-growth red cedar, copper Carved by Ernie Chester and described as a Nootka Transformation Mask, however, it is actually a canoe mask. Year unknown. The lower lip has been broken off and professionally repaired. This is a style of mask that is meant to be viewed from either side.