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Mechanical mask with sea lions flanking a human face  (Masks and Masking)  "1880-1920"

Courtesy of National Museum of the American Indian



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Time Period:

1880-1920

Materials:

Wood, commercially tanned leather, vegetal fiber, iron nails

Techniques:

Carved, painted

Dimensions:

66 x 46 cm

Cultures:

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

Site Name:

Vancouver Island

State:

British Columbia

Island Name:

Vancouver Island

Archipelago:

Vancouver Island Group

Country:

Canada

Collection History:

Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1926.

Source ID:

NMAI_160711

Catalog Number:

14/9626

Album Name:

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