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Mask

Object Number:NA1231
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Bering Strait Inupiaq
Provenience: Alaska
Cape Prince of Wales
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Date Made: ca. 1900
Early Date: 1890
Late Date: 1910
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Paint
Length: 20.7 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Alaska Ethnological Expedition, George Byron Gordon, 1905

Description

Dancer's mask. Hair, eyebrows, mustache and chin painted black. Oval shape; wood. Face has white paint on it; eyes, nostrils, and mouth are carved hollow.

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