From: Canada | British Columbia (uncertain) | Queen Charlotte Islands (uncertain)

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 29-175-32
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Haida (uncertain) | Nuu-chah-nulth (uncertain)
Provenience Canada | British Columbia (uncertain) | Queen Charlotte Islands (uncertain)
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Cedar Wood | Pigment

Human face. Massive; very heavy with extra board on back parallel to the mask proper with wide channel between. Low, sloping forehead. Inset eyes. The irises represented by very large slit brass cylindrical caps. Curved nose is a separate piece. Wide open mouth with drooping corners. Wide lower face. Crude red and green house-paint.

Height 44.5 cm
Width 38 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/9136 - Collector Number

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