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FOREHEAD MASK

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1780–1820

wood, paint, abalone shell, hide
length: 12˝

Inventory # N3886

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Provenance

Julius Carlebach, New York, NY, 1960

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

Exhibited

Art Institute of Chicago, “Yakutat South: Indian Art of the Northwest Coast”, March 13 to April 26, 1964

Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, “Art of the Northwest Coast”, March 26 to October 17, 1965

Baruch College, New York, “The Indian Space Painters”, 1991

PUBLISHED

Yakutat South: Indian Art of the Northwest Coast, Chicago, Art Institute of Chicago, 1964, pg. 32, pl. 55

Art of the Northwest Coast, Harner, Berkeley, Robert H. Lowie Museum of Anthropology, 1965

The Indian Space Painters, New York, Baruch College, 1991, pg. 30

Tangible Visions, Wardwell, New York, Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 104, pl. 81

RELATED EXAMPLE

For a mask likely by the same artist see: Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 129, no. 120

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