University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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Object Number:70-9-195
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Tuscarora (uncertain)
Iroquois
Culture Area: Northeast
Maker: Dan Smith
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Horsehair
Technique:Carved
Painted
Height: 36 cm
Width: 22 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

False Face - Hanging mouth blower. Painted black around the sides, brown face. Centers of eyes, tip of nose and lips are painted red. Red and black strips on cheeks and chin. Black around eyes. Horsehair hair. Mask is distinctly Tuscarora (?) in style and was made by Dan Smith, a member of F.F. Med. Society. (catalogue card)


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