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Wall Hanging

Mask

Object Number:2018-12-1.3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yupik
Provenience: North America
United States of America
Alaska
Nunivak Island
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Date Made: 1940-1959
Early Date: 1940
Late Date: 1959
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Gull Feather
Paint
Length: 13 cm
Width: 12.7 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Edward J. Devinney in memory of his sister, Eileen Devinney, 2018
Other Number:2701 - Other Number

Description

Wood carving in the shape of a bird with a round smiling black face painted on its back and two wooden rings attached with eleven appended bird feathers with small carved wood elements attached to each feather. Positioned at 2:00, this attachment includes a gull feather with a carved wooden fish glued to its tip.

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