From: Canada | Ontario | Grand River

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 38529
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Iroquois
Provenience Canada | Ontario | Grand River
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment | Tin | Horsehair
Technique Painted

"Painted black and red; tin eyes; protruding lips; horsehair." (catalogue card); Handwritten on card - "Whistling Mask" also called "Blowing Spirit Mask" representing one of common faces begging for tobacco (Fenton - A.F.E.). Has a tobacco offering tied to forehead.

Length 26 cm
Width 15.5 cm
Credit Line Pan-American Exposition; Wanamaker Expedition / R. Stewart Culin, 1901
Other Number 51B - Other Number

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