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Object Number:70-9-181
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Provenience: Canada
Ontario
Six Nations Reservation
Culture Area: Northeast
Maker: Mrs. Timothy General
Period: Historic Period
Date Made: 1939
Early Date: 1939
Late Date: 1939
Section:American
Materials:Corn Husk
Height: 7 cm
Width: 9.5 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Dream Mask of Corn Husk - "Used in dream curing rites to drive away sickness." (catalogue card)


Bibliography:

[Other] Wm. D. Morley, Inc. Inventory and Appraisement - Personal Property - The Estate of Samuel W. Pennypacker, 2nd, Dec'd. - Haldeman Road Schwenksville, RD 1 Penna. October 15, 1968.. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 27View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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