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Object Number:70-9-192
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Iroquois
Culture Area: Northeast
Section:American
Materials:Corn Husk
Pigment
Fiber
Iconography:Dance
Height: 29 cm
Width: 28 cm
Credit Line:Bequest of Samuel Pennypacker, 1970

Description

Corn Husk Society Mask; "Used in dances. Piece of cloth in back for covering up head of dancer. Red painted nose. Tobacco sacrifices on eyes and mouth." (catalogue card)


Current & Past Exhibitions:

American Indian Life 1776-1976 ( Dec 1976 - 1978) View Objects in Exhibition

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
[Book] 1976. American Indian Life: 1776-1976.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 8View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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