• Culture/People:

    Gitxsan (Gitksan)

  • Object name:

    Mask representing Bear Man

  • Native term:

    amiilux m smax

  • Date created:

    1870-1910

  • Place:

    Skeena River; Kispiox (Kishpiyeoux); Kitimat-Stikine Regional District; British Columbia; Canada

  • Media/Materials:

    Wood, bearskin/fur, paint

  • Techniques:

    Carved, painted

  • Collection History/Provenance:

    Collected by Lieutenant George T. Emmons (1852-1945, US Navy 1881-1899); purchased by George Heye/MAI in 1916.

  • Dimensions:

    29 x 19 x 13.5 cm

  • Catalog number:

    5/5027

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