Small Reproduction Loon Mask (Not Full Size)

Yup'ik, Western Arctic, Arctic

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collected late 1930s

Spruce wood, feathers, black and red paint

Overall: 12 5/8 × 3 15/16 in. (32 × 10 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of the Estate of Corey Ford, Class of 1921H

169.75.24909

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Native American

Native American: Arctic-Western Arctic

Not on view

Course History

ANTH 11, NAS 11, Ancient Native Americans, Deborah Nichols, William Fitzhugh, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Friends and Owen Robertson Cheatham Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, Juanuary 27-May 13,2007.

Peoples and Cultures of the Northwest Coast and Arctic Regions, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 22-October 14, 1990.

Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1993.

Publication History

Nicole Stuckenberger, Thin Ice: Inuit Traditions within a Changing Environment, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2007, p. 68, no.31.

Provenance

Collected by Corey Ford (1902-1969, Class of 1921H), possibly late 1930‘s; Estate of Corey Ford, Hanover, New Hampshire; given to present collection,1969.

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