University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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: 31.5cm
Width: 27cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Leo Dimoski, 1917
Other Number40525 - 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

Bibliography:

[Book] Kaplan, Susan A. & Barsness, Kristin J. 1986. Raven's Journey. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 165, fig. 167View Objects cited in this Publication

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