From: Canada | Ontario | Six Nations Reservation

Curatorial Section: American

Object Number 70-9-189
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Iroquois
Provenience Canada | Ontario | Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area Northeast Culture Area
Creator Jerry Aaron
Date Made -1939
Section American
Materials Corn Husk | Pigment
Iconography Dance

Cornhusk Society Mask; "Used in dances. Nose drop sacrifice of tobacco. Red left eye and mouth, black right eye. Red = not so sick. Black = bad sickness. From Jerry Aaron, 1939." (catalogue card)

Height 37 cm
Width 30 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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