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Mask

Object Number:NA5831A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dene
Ingalik (uncertain)
Provenience: Alaska
Anvik
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Feather
Height: 36 cm
Width: 16.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Leo Dimoski, 1917

Description

"Messenger" mask. Wooden, spool-turned. Ear pendants: moose hair on top. Long oval; convex forehead with black dots. A has a "Cyclops" eye with "spectacle" eye and black ring around circular mouth. First Cannibal Woman's Son.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Barsness, Kristin J., and Kaplan, Susan A. 1986. Raven's Journey.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 166, fig. 169View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Coe, Ralph T. 1977. Sacred Circles: Two Thousand Years of North American Indian Art.. Kansas City. Nelson Gallery of Art. pg. 252 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 118/217View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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