University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-175-11
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Kwakiutl
Provenience: Canada
British Columbia
Vancouver Island
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Length: 29.3cm
Width: 23.5cm
Depth: 23.9cm
Credit Line:Exchange with George G. Heye, 1917
Other Number1/2179 - Collector Number

Description

Human face. Completely framed by hair and beard. Large pierced irises within intaglio. Angular eyebrows; sharp nose. Slightly downturned mouth; lips painted red; hair,eyebrows and outline of eyes black. Wooden frame on top and back.


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