Does this mask the look of disappointment on my face?

Leith Mahkewa, Oneida / Hopi, born 1978



Beaded velvet mask with Iroquois raised beadwork and cotton lining

Overall: 7 1/16 × 7 1/16 × 3 11/16 in. (18 × 18 × 9.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Stephen and Constance Spahn '63 Acquisition Fund



Place Made: United States, North America


21st century

Object Name


Research Area

Native American


Not on view

Exhibition History

This Land: American Engagement with the Natural World, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 5–July 22, 2022.

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