University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-175-21
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Cedar Bark
Length: 38.8cm
Width: 30.5cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number8/1583 - Collector Number


Human face. Hair of cedar bark and grey horsehair. Mustache of horsehair. Pupils, nostrils and down curved mouth pierced. Eyebrows, eyes, nose and lips carved in relief. Black paint: two of carved grooves on forehead; eyebrows; rows of dashes above and below eyes; extended, hooked tip of nose; lips; center of chin. Blue paint: around eyes across bridge of nose. Red paint: "whites" of eyes, marks on cheeks, alae of nose. Narrow, curved strips of wood nailed on each side of face.

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