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Object Number:NA4260
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Alaska
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Fiber
Height: 18 cm
Width: 21 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from W. S. Sutton, 1916

Description

Moon mask. Disc, flattened upper and lower line; excentric circular face with grinning mouth. Four holes in outer circle ("moon dogs"?). Eleven feathers at rim, three longer feathers on forehead. Man in the Moon.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

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