Yua (Spirit) Mask with Fish, Feather and Flipper Appendages

Harry Oomyun Shavings, Yup‘ik / American, 1909 - 1989, Yup'ik, Western Arctic, Arctic

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mid-20th century

Wood, paint, and feathers

Height: 2 3/16 in. (5.5 cm)

Diameter: 10 1/4 in. (26 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Evelyn Stefansson Nef

2014.17.21

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

Inscription

Inscribed, in graphite, on back of mask: Harry O. Shavings, Mekoryuk, Alaska 99630

Provenance

Evelyn Stefansson Nef (1913-2009); bequeathed to present collection, 2014.

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