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Transformation mask representing the sun  (Masks and Masking)  "1870-1910"

Bob Harris (Xániyus/Xi’xaniyus), Kwakwaka\'wakw (Kwakiutl), ca. 1870-ca. 1935

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1910

Materials:

Wood, paint, cotton cloth, metal hinges, iron nails, sinew, cotton cord/cordage

Techniques:

Carved, painted, stitched, tied

Dimensions:

116.9 x 132 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Northwest Coast, Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl), Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast

City:

Alert Bay

County:

Mount Waddington Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Cormorant Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected for MAI by George Heye in 1922 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

Source ID:

NMAI_124206

Catalog Number:

11/5235

Album Name:

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