From: Canada | Labrador

Curatorial Section: American

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Object Number 70-9-517
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Eskimo | Nain Band
Provenience Canada | Labrador
Culture Area Arctic Culture Area
Section American
Materials Sealskin
Iconography Arctic

Sealskin mask of a human face, trimmed with dogskin with the hair still on; stitched. Used in the nalajuk ritual. Note in Speck's handwriting accompanies object. "...Used in mask clown play obtained from Aketciak, Nain Band."

Length 24 cm
Width 20.5 cm
Credit Line Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

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