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Mask

Object Number:NA5822B
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Athapaskan
Ingalik
Provenience: Alaska
Anvik
Culture Area: Subarctic Culture Area
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Pigment
Height: 31.5 cm
Width: 27 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Leo Dimoski, 1917
Other Number:40525 - Field No SF

Description

Oval wooden mask with slot eyes and mouth. "Halo" of three bent splints with inserted white feathers. Face painted white with black hair, red cheek-spots and black "spectacle" eyes, eyebrows and five lines radiating downward from mouth.

B is "Blueberry" woman who dances with a basket and pretends to pick berries.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Raven's Journey: The World of Alaska's Native People ( Nov 1986 - Feb 2010) View Objects in Exhibition
Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Barsness, Kristin J., and Kaplan, Susan A. 1986. Raven's Journey.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 165, fig. 167; p. 110, pl. 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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