• Culture/People:

    Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)

  • Object name:

    Mask

  • Date created:

    circa 1910

  • Place:

    Goodnews Bay; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA

  • Media/Materials:

    Driftwood, baleen, feather/feathers, paint, cotton twine/string, metal nails

  • Techniques:

    Carved, perforated, nailed, pegged, tied, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1923.

  • Dimensions:

    48 x 36 x 18 cm

  • Catalog number:

    12/910

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