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Mask

Object Number:29-175-37
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Nuu-chah-nulth
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Height: 26.5 cm
Width: 9.6 cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number:6/8852 - Collector Number

Description

Human face. Realistic; simply carved. Handle carved from same piece as mask. Large nose a separate piece of wood. Overhanging eyebrows. Slit mouth. Black paint: eyebrows, irises, marks on forehead and cheeks. Remains of white overall paint.

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