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Mechanical mask with sea gull figure  (Masks and Masking)  "circa 1880"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1890

Materials:

Red cedar, paint, hide, twine/string, iron nails

Techniques:

Carved, painted, hinged

Dimensions:

51 x 33.5 cm

Cultures:

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

City:

Cape Mudge

County:

Comox-Strathcona Regional District

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Vancouver Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collected for MAI by George Heye during a trip to British Columbia in 1938.

Source ID:

NMAI_212198

Catalog Number:

19/8963

Album Name:

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