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Mask representing Tomanik (Windmaker)  (Masks and Masking)  "circa 1905"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1900-1909

Materials:

Driftwood, swan feather/feathers, spruce root, cotton twine/string, beach grass/rye grass, ochre, clay, charcoal, metal brackets

Techniques:

Carved, bent, pegged, tied, painted

Dimensions:

74.2 x 50.0 x 24.5 cm

Cultures:

American Indians, Arctic, Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik (Kuskokwim Eskimo), Kuskwogmiut Yup'ik [Napaskiak], Native Americans, North America, Western Arctic, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

Site Name:

Kuskokwim River

County:

Calista Native Corporation

State:

Alaska

Country:

USA

Collection History:

Collected by A.H. Twitchell (1872-1949), probably between 1905 and 1909; acquired by MAI in 1919.

Source ID:

NMAI_100612

Catalog Number:

9/3429

Album Name:

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