From: United States of America | North Carolina | Big Cove | Cherokee
Curatorial Section: American
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||United States of America | North Carolina | Big Cove | Cherokee|
|Culture Area||Southeast Culture Area|
|Materials||Wood | Fur | Pigment|
Prominent nose with carved oval holes for eyes set close to prominent nose bridge; open mouth with two rows of comblike teeth; large ears; coarse animal fur covers top of mask with two locks of human hair behind ears and tufts of hair along forehead line; yellow pigment covers face; red pigment on lower lip, above eyes, and in deepest cuts; black pigment in continuous "eyebrow" above eyes, below eyes and around lip area. Number NA1731 written in ink on lower left inside edge.
Condition: Some hair falling out. Sent for freezing 6/91. See lead card (before 70-9-776)
|Credit Line||Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970|
|Other Number||NA1731 - Collector Number|
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