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Mask
Mask
Date:
ca. 1880
Location:
de Young
Gallery 04
Century:
Media:
Wood, Cormorant Feathers, Sinew, Pigment, And Fur
Dimensions:
16 x 20 x 3 1/4 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
North America
Culture/People:
Eskimo, Cup'ik
Accession Number:
2007.21.138
Acquisition Date:
2007-06-21
Credit Line:

Bequest of Thomas G. Fowler

Classic Nunivak Island style mask with a double hoop suspended from a central human face. Attached to the hoops are appendages via cormorant tail feathers. The face is finely rendered and exhibits chin whiskers, eyebrows and mustache in black pigment.

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