University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 53-1-9
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Seneca (uncertain)
Iroquois (uncertain)
Provenience: New York (uncertain)
Allegheny Reservation (uncertain)
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Fur
Iconography:Ritual Object
Height: 2.5cm
Length: 8.8cm
Width: 5.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Samuel W. Fernberger, 1953

Description

"Wooden maskette with commerical fur mounted as hair (probably rabbit). Black stain on face. Believed to have been identified by Dr. Frank Speck as Seneca, from Allegany Reservation" (catalogue card); handwritten note on catalogue card - used in healing ceremony


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