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Mask

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Object Number:96-19-5
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Hologochaket
Lower Yukon River Valley
Innoko Slough
Culture Area: Northwest Coast
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Cotton
Paint
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Face
Credit Line:Gift of Catharine McClellan, 1996

Description

Miniature messanger face mask: crudely carved; raised nose; black hair and eyebrows; white face edged in red; red round cheeks; black line around slits for eyes and down-turned mouth. Central holes has horizontal and vertical feathers; stems wrapped with cotton twine. Side holes for string attachment.

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