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OWL MASK

Tsimshian
Northern British Columbia

ca. 1840-60

wood, black and red vermillion paint
height: 12”

Inventory # N4085

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Provenance

The surrealist Maria Martins, acquired in New York in the 1940’s

Related Examples

​Brown, Steven C. Spirits of the Water: Native Art Collected On Expeditions to Alaska and British Columbia 1774 – 1910. Seattle: University of Washington Press, 2000, pg. 151

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pg. 131

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