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DANCE MASK

Yup’ik
Kuskokwim River, Alaska

19th century

wood, paint, vegetal fibers
height: 17”

Inventory # CE3863

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retouching of surface pigments

This mask is seen in an in situ photograph of “Heathen masks” taken by the Reverend Ferdinand Drebert in the 1920’s

PROVENANCE
         
Collected along the Kuskokwim River between 1905 and 1941 by Robert Gierke, a trader based in Bethel, Alaska

Published

The Living Tradition of Yup’ik Masks, Feinup-Riordan, Seattle, University of Washington Press, 1996, pg. 280

Related Examples

The Living Tradition of Yup’ik Masks, Feinup-Riordan, University of Washington Press, 1996, pgs. 273 - 279

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