Shaman’s masks representing an old woman’s spirit main content.

Shaman’s masks representing an old woman’s spirit

Part of Northwest Coast Hall.

Tli_14.7_Shamansmaskoldwomanspirit_hero

Exhibition Text

Note the labrets in the lower lip. 

Collection Information

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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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