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Culture/People:
Mapuche  Search this
Expedition:
Mrs. Thea Heye Chile Expedition (1929-1930) (Mrs. Thea Heye - Lothrop Expedition)  Search this
Expedition leader:
Samuel Kirkland Lothrop (S.K. Lothrop), Non-Indian, 1892-1965  Search this
Expedition sponsor:
Thea Heye (Thea Kowne/Mrs. Dorothea Page/Mrs. George Gustav Heye), Non-Indian, 1888-1935  Search this
Object Name:
Mask
Media/Materials:
Wood, horsehair, silver, wool yarn, cotton cord/cordage
Techniques:
Carved, hammered, tied
Dimensions:
33 x 19 x 5.5 cm
Object Type:
Masks and Masking
Native Term:
kollong
Place:
Villarrica; Cautín Province; Araucanía Region IX; Chile
Date created:
circa 1925
Collection History:
Collected between 1929 and 1930 during the Thea Heye Chile Expedition, led by anthropologist Samuel K. Lothrop (1892-1965, MAI staff member) and sponsored by MAI and Thea (Mrs. George) Heye.
Catalog Number:
17/5631
Barcode:
175631.000
See related items:
Mapuche
Masks and Masking
On View:
National Museum of the American Indian, Washington, DC
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_188075