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Mask of ghost, with mouthpieces

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

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Exhibition Text

Mask of ghost, with mouthpieces. This supernatural being was said to frighten the people and turn the watchers’ mouths different ways.

Collection Information

Catalog No: 16 / 2367 CI Field No: 49-55
Culture: KWAKWAKA'WAKW
Locale: BC, FORT RUPERT
Country: CANADA
Material: WOOD, PIGMENT, METAL
Subject: ECHO
Acquisition Year: 1897
Donor: HUNT, GEORGE & BOAS, FRANZ, PROF.
Collector: HUNT AND BOAS?

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database