(Restricted Object) Corn Husk Mask used by the False Face Society

Cayuga (Haudenosaunee), Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), New York, Northeast Woodlands, Woodlands

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early 20th century

Corn husk, leather, and paint

Overall: 13 3/8 × 9 3/4 in. (34 × 24.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Acquired by exchange from the Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts

55.3.13235

Geography/Culture

North America, United States

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

The Arts of Native America, The Eastern Woodland: Algonkian and Iroquois, Dartmouth College Museum and Galleries, Anthropology and History Collections, East Gallery, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 6-November 11, 1979.

Provenance

Possibly collected by Frank Gouldsmith Speck (1881-1950); Peabody Museum, Salem, Massachusetts [#E26298]; received by present collection in Exchange # 95, December 10, 1954.

Old Number

Peabody Museum, Salem: #E26298

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