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Object Number:45-15-2
Current Location: Native American Voices
Currently On Display
Culture:Haida
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Queen Charlotte Islands
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Glass
Technique:Carved
Inlaid
Iconography:Woman
Labret
Length: 22.9 cm
Width: 20.8 cm
Depth: 11.11 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Mrs. Owen Stephens, 1945

Description

Mask carved to represent a woman wearing a large oval labret. Painted red, dark green and black with inset blue beads for pupils.Pegged in thong to be held by teeth.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Exhibition] Coe, Ralph T. 1977. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.. Kansas City. Nelson Gallery of Art. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 138/279View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] King, Jonathan C. 1979. Portrait Masks from the Northwest Coast of America.. London. Thames & Hudson. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 56/Figure 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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