From: Alaska | King Island

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number NA4574
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Eskimo | Bering Strait Inupiaq
Provenience Alaska | King Island
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Date Made ca. 1900
Section American
Materials Wood

Bear?. Slanting eyes; semicircular mouth with hinged chin piece which when dropped appears as a broad tongue. Eyebrows, nose ridge, mustache and chin spot painted black. General surface apparently once red. Dance mask.

Length 20.1 cm
Width 13.4 cm
Credit Line Wanamaker Expedition to the Arctic: Seward Peninsula/Siberia; William Blair Van Valin, 1919
Other Number 12 - Field No SF

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