Stencils used in decorating the face with paint main content.

Stencils used in decorating the face with paint

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Exhibition Text

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

Collection Information

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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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