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Mask  (Masks and Masking)  "1963-1964"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1963-1964

Materials:

Driftwood, feather/feathers, ivory, sinew, clay, ochre

Techniques:

Carved, painted, wrapped, tied

Dimensions:

60 x 9 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Nunivak Island

County:

Calista Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Island Name:

Nunivak Island

Archipelago:

Bering Sea Islands

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Purchased by Indian Arts and Crafts Board representatives from Government Services, Inc. in 1964; part of the IACB Headquarters collection (Department of the Interior, Washington, DC) until 2000 when it was transferred to NMAI.

Source ID:

NMAI_271447

Catalog Number:

25/5582

Album Name:

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