Mask representing a spirit main content.

Mask representing a spirit

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

Tlingit mask of a woman spirit, decorations worn on thongs around the neck, and lip ornaments (labrets) of ivory, bone, stone, and w

Exhibition Text

It shows how the labret was worn.

Collection Information

Catalog No: E/ 1658
Culture: TLINGIT, GUN-NAH-HO QWAN
Locale: AK, AH-QUEY RIVER, GUN-NAH-HO QWAN
Region: NORTHWEST COAST
Country: USA
Material: WOOD, PIGMENT
Dimensions: L:24.5 W:8.5 H:20 [in CM]
Subject: WOMAN'S SPIRIT
Acquisition Year: 1894 [EXPEDITION]
Donor: EMMONS, GEORGE T., LT.

See this object in the Anthropology Collections Database