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Frontal view of a small Tlingit shaman's maskette with large lips and exposed teeth as well as hair attached to the top

Shaman’s Maskette

Tlingit
Southeast Alaska

ca. 1840

wood, pigments, hair

height: 2 ¼"

Inventory # N3890b

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Provenance

The Allen and Sally Wardwell Collection, New York, NY

Related Examples

Wardwell, Allen. Tangible Visions: Northwest Coast Indian Shamanism and its Art. New York: The Monacelli Press, 1996, pgs. 326-327, nos. 495 and 496