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Mask in the form of a thunder figure  (Masks and Masking)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Alder, paint, mother-of-pearl buttons, twine/string

Techniques:

Carved, painted, tied

Dimensions:

33 x 19 x 37 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Central Northwest Coast, Native Americans, North America, Northwest Coast, Nuxalk (Bellacoola)

State:

British Columbia

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected by Bernard Fillip Jacobsen (B.F. Jacobsen, 1863-1935, collector and cannery owner/operator at Bella Coola, British Columbia); acquired by MAI from an unknown source in 1936.

Source ID:

NMAI_204030

Catalog Number:

19/838

Album Name:

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