• Title:

    Puffin Man, Alutiiq Superhero

  • Date created:

    June 2005

  • Artists/Makers:

    Jerry Laktonen, Alutiiq (Pacific Eskimo), b. 1951; woven cape by Loa Ryan (Loa J. Ryan), Tsimshian [Metlakatla], b. 1939

  • Place:

    Granite Falls; Snohomish County; Washington; USA

  • Format/Object name:

    Mask

  • Media/Materials:

    Yellow cedar, cedar bark (red cedar), horsehair, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers, dentalium shell/shells

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted, inlaid, twined

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    NMAI purchase from the artist in 2005 using funds donated by R.E. Mansfield (1937-2007).

  • Dimensions:

    156 x 126.5 x 15.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    26/4406

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