Shaman’s masks representing an old woman’s spirit

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    • Note the labrets in the lower lip. 

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      MASK, SHAMAN'S, OLD WOMAN
      Catalog No: 19 / 885
      Culture: TLINGIT, KILLISNOO
      Locale: AK, ADMIRALTY ISLAND, HOOD BAY, ACROSS FROM KILLISNOO
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:23.5 W:16.5 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      MASK, OLD WOMAN'S SPIRIT
      Catalog No: 19 / 851
      Culture: TLINGIT, CHILKOOT
      Locale: AK, HAINES BOROUGH, CHILKOOT
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD
      Dimensions: L:22 W:22 [in CM]
      Acquisition Year: 1869-1890
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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      MASK, OLD WOMAN'S SPIRIT
      NORTH AMERICAN ETHNOGRAPHIC COLLECTION
      Catalog No: E/ 657
      Culture: TLINGIT, SITKA QWAN
      Locale: AK, SITKA BOROUGH, BARANOF ISLAND, SITKA, SITKA QWAN
      Region: NORTHWEST COAST
      Country: USA
      Material: WOOD, PIGMENT
      Dimensions: L:21.5 W:17.5 [in CM]
      Subject: OLD WOMAN'S SPIRIT
      Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
      Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

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