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Object Number 29-175-45
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Nuu-chah-nulth
Provenience Canada | British Columbia | Vancouver Island
Culture Area Northwest Coast Culture Area
Section American
Materials Wood | Pigment | Hair | Tooth

Animal head (wolf?). Eyes long oblong-oval; outlines blue: irises red; pupils black. End of nose split and pierced to form two large, yellow rings lined with red. Mouth grooved to show double row of white teeth; double row of piercings between teeth. Ground of mask yellow, with red, blue and black designs. Hair inserted at top. Broken and re-paired on left front and bottom.

Height 16.5 cm
Length 17.6 cm
Width 12.5 cm
Credit Line Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number 6/8854 - Collector Number | 17 - Other Number

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