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Mask
Mask
Date:
ca. 1880
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood And Ivory
Dimensions:
9 x 6 x 3 1/2 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Inupiaq
Accession Number:
2007.21.105
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Typical portrait style mask from King Island similar to the style of Point Hope and Point Barrow masks. Ivory teeth are inset in the mouth and its eyes, nose and brow are realistically modeled. The mask has an overall dark almost black patina.