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Mechanical mask representing sea monster and octopus  (Masks and Masking)  "1870-1910"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1870-1910

Materials:

Wood, cotton cloth, paint

Techniques:

Painted, carved

Dimensions:

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 in 1920 using funds donated by MAI trustee Harmon W. Hendricks (1846-1928).

Source ID:

NMAI_108141

Catalog Number:

10/274

Album Name:

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