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Object Number:38529
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Provenience: Canada
Ontario
Grand River
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Tin
Horsehair
Technique:Painted
Length: 26 cm
Width: 15.5 cm
Credit Line:Pan-American Exposition; Wanamaker Expedition / R. Stewart Culin, 1901
Other Number:51B - Other Number

Description

"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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

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