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Wooden mask carved and painted with abstract forms and decorated with appendages | Donald Ellis Gallery

Dance Mask

Yup’ik
Kuskokwim River, Alaska

19th century

wood, paint, vegetal fibers

height: 14"

Inventory # E3942-3

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Provenance

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

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

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