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Bear mask

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Catalog Data:
Media/Materials:
Poplar, bearskin/fur (black bear), paint, hide thong/babiche
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
36 x 28 x 25 cm
Culture/People:
Eastern Band of Cherokee
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Place:
Eastern Cherokee Reservation, Qualla Boundary; Jackson County and Swain County; North Carolina; USA
Date Created:
circa 1920
Collection History:
Collected before 1933 by anthropologist Frank G. Speck (1881-1951); purchased by MAI in 1933.
Catalog Number:
18/5512
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National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian