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Culture/People:
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)  Search this
Object Name:
Mechanical mask representing Sisiutl (a sea serpent)
Media/Materials:
Wood, commercially tanned leather, vegetal fiber, iron nails
Techniques:
Carved, painted
Dimensions:
66 x 46 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Place:
Vancouver Island; British Columbia; Canada
Archipelago:
Vancouver Island Group
Island Name:
Vancouver Island
Date created:
1880-1920
Collection History:
Collection history unknown; purchased by MAI from an unknown source in 1926.
Catalog Number:
14/9626
Barcode:
149626.000
See related items:
Kwakwaka'wakw (Kwakiutl)
Masks and Masking
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_160711