Lower Cayuga Long House
Six Nations Reservation
Dog Hair (uncertain)
Corn Husk Mask of Flower Type. Face is made from old straw hat with nose added, eyes and mouth cut in and bound with faded red cloth. Corn husk braids, inside, and shredded husk, around the sides, are sewn on. Two red crepe paper flowers added next to face. Eyebrows and beard of black dog hair (?).
Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1953
Current & Past Exhibitions:
American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978)
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