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Yup’ik dance mask of an abstract form decorated with red, white and blue paint | Donald Ellis Gallery

Dance Mask

Yup’ik
Kuskokwim River, Alaska

19th century

wood, paint, vegetal fibers

height: 14"

Inventory # E3942-2

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Provenance

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

Related Examples

Fienup-Riordan, Ann. The Living Tradition of Yup'ik Masks. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996, pgs. 273 - 280

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