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Photographer:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Culture/People:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Artist/Maker:
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Expedition:
MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition (1924-1925) (Lothrop Tierra del Fuego Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Possible owner:
Charley (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Walter (unknown surname), Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)  Search this
Object Name:
Rainbow mask
Media/Materials:
Bark, paint, whale gut/intestine, camelid wool
Techniques:
Folded, stitched, painted
Dimensions:
24 x 18 x 74 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Native Term:
tolon
Place:
Puerto Mejillones (Magallanes); Antártica Chilena Province; Magallanes y Antártica Chilena Region XII; Chile (inferred)
Archipelago:
Tierra del Fuego Archipelago
Island Name:
Isla Navarino (Navarin Island)
Date created:
circa 1910
Collection History:
Collected in 1925 from Charley (Yámana) or Walter (Yámana) during the MAI Tierra del Fuego Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member).
Catalog Number:
14/2258
Barcode:
142258.000
See related items:
Yámana (Yagán/Yahgan)
Masks and Masking
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, New York, NY
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_152918