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Walrus mask  (Masks and Masking)  "1980-1982"

Kay Hendrickson, Cup\'ik [Mekoryuk, Nunivak Island], 1909-2001

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1980-1982

Materials:

Driftwood, goose feather/feathers, paint

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

45.3 x 56.1 x 12 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Cup'ik, Cup'ik [Mekoryuk, Nunivak Island], Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

City:

Mekoryuk

County:

Calista Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Nunivak Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased from the Yugtarvik Regional Museum (Bethel, Alaska) by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives in 1982; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_275143

Catalog Number:

25/9154

Album Name:

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