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Mask

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Object Number:
2004-23-16A
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Eskimo
Provenience:
Alaska
Nunivak Island
Culture Area:
Arctic (Culture Area)
Date Made:
1947?
Early Date:
1947
Late Date:
1947
Section:
American
Materials:
Wood
Feather
Sinew
Hair
Paint
Iconography:
White Man
Whale
Description:
Wooden mask with attachments on feathers; portrays a white man; 2 raised wooden rings attached to face; outer ring has 10 holes for feather attachments: 2 hands, 2 legs, 2 whales, 4 wooden pieces with hair attached to end; letter from Magaret Lantis gives fixed places for attachments.
Credit Line:
Gift of The Estate of Frederica de Laguna
Other Number:
#58 (tag) LMPA 01392156 (on back of mask)   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014 - Nov 2018)
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