Stencils used in decorating the face with paint

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    • They were covered with tallow and colored powder and pressed against the face.

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      STENCIL
      NORTH AMERICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
      Catalog No: E/ 1975
      Culture: TLINGIT, SITKA QWAN
      Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH, BARANOF ISLAND, SITKA, SITKA QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:18 W:7 [in CM]
      Subject: CRAB
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      STAMP, FACE PAINTING
      Catalog No: 16 / 8812
      Culture: TLINGIT
      Locale: AK
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:13.5 W:4 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1901
      Donor: SWANTON, JOHN

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      STAMP, FACE PAINTING
      Catalog No: 16 / 8811
      Culture: TLINGIT
      Locale: AK
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:15 W:2.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1901 [GIFT]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      STENCIL
      Catalog No: E/ 1973
      Culture: TLINGIT, SITKA QWAN
      Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH, BARANOF ISLAND, SITKA, SITKA QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:18.5 W:5.5 [in CM]
      Subject: RAVEN'S WING
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      STENCIL
      NORTH AMERICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
      Catalog No: E/ 2770
      Culture: TLINGIT, HOONAH
      Locale: AK, CHICHAGOF ISLAND, HOONAH
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:17 W:4.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1898 [PURCHASE]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      STENCIL
      NORTH AMERICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
      Catalog No: E/ 2771
      Culture: TLINGIT, SITKA
      Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH, BARANOF ISLAND, SITKA
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:18 W:4.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1898 [PURCHASE]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      STENCIL
      Catalog No: E/ 2769
      Culture: TLINGIT, HOONAH
      Locale: AK, CHICHAGOF ISLAND, HOONAH
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:17 W:3.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1898 [PURCHASE]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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