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Mask

Object Number:2004-23-16A
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Eskimo
Provenience: Alaska
Nunivak Island
Culture Area: Arctic Culture Area
Date Made: 1947?
Early Date: 1947
Late Date: 1947
Section:American
Materials:Wood
Feather
Sinew
Hair
Paint
Iconography:White Man
Whale
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Frederica de Laguna, 2004
Other Number:#58 (tag) LMPA 01392156 (on back of mask) - Other Number

Description

Wooden mask with attachments on feathers; portrays a white man; 2 raised wooden rings attached to face; outer ring has 10 holes for feather attachments: 2 hands, 2 legs, 2 whales, 4 wooden pieces with hair attached to end; letter from Magaret Lantis gives fixed places for attachments.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now (01 Mar 2014) View Objects in Exhibition

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