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Mask

29-175-51

From: Washington (U. S. State)

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 29-175-51
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Makah
Provenience Washington (U. S. State)
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment
Iconography Wolf
Description

Wolf head. Lower jaw separate with Pieces set in mask, carved with openwork scrolls, painted red; immovable. Large, pierced eyesockets, halved by back of mask. Black nose-tip split and curved upward to form pierced ring-nostrils accented by red groove. Blending red and black paint; faint designs. Curved and pierced red wooden head banc attached to brow. Piercings for hair.

Height 23 cm
Length 32 cm
Width 20.3 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/9184 - Collector Number

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