Mask of a Old Woman (Tourist Trade)

First Nation
Northwest Coast


early 20th century

Cedar wood and pigment

Overall: 11 1/8 × 7 3/8 × 4 1/2 in. (28.2 × 18.7 × 11.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Haida Gwaii, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Northwest Coast

Not on view

Course History

COCO 26, What's In Your Toolbox?, Moktar Bouba and Tania Convertini, Fall 2021

Exhibition History

Face to Face: The Power and Play of Masks, Fairbanks Museum and Planetarium, St. Johnsbury, Vermont, May 19-October 31, 2001.

Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 6, 2006-February 11, 2007.

People of Potlatch, Heritage Plantation of Sandwich, Sandwich, Massachusetts, May 10, 1987-October 25, 1988.


Ralph C. Altman (1909-1967) [dealer], Los Angeles, California; sold to present collection, 1954.

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