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Sea monster mask  (Masks and Masking)  "circa 1910"

Charlie James, Kwakwaka\'wakw (Kwakiutl), ca. 1870-1938/Mungo Martin, Kwakwaka\'wakw (Kwakiutl), 1879-1962

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1920

Materials:

Wood, cotton cloth, metal nails, twine/string, horsehair, paint

Techniques:

Painted, carved

Dimensions:

209.00 x 91.50 x 56.50 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_124182

Catalog Number:

11/5212

Album Name:

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