Figure Portraying a Member of the Haudenosauee "False Face" Society wearing a "False Face" Mask during a Curing Ritual

Mohawk (Haudenosaunee), Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), First Nation, Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands

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1970

Corn husk, leather, cotton cloth, wood, polyester, fur, glass trade beads, straight pins, and feather

Overall: 4 1/2 × 3 9/16 × 7 1/4 in. (11.5 × 9 × 18.4 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: The Wellington Indian Doll Collection Gift of Barbara Wellington Wells

987.35.26722

Geography/Culture

North America, Canada

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Classification

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.

Native American Studies Exhibition, Bartlett Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 24, 1989-January 1, 1990.

Montana Club

Historical Society of Montana, Helena, Montana, 1955.

Braves and Dolls: American Indian Costume in Miniature, Dartmouth College Museum, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, 1969.

Provenance

Collected by J. W. "Duke" Wellington (1896-1987) from Reverend Andrew Maracle (originally from the Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory, Deseronto, Ontario), Church of God, Canaan, New Hampshire,1970; given to his daughter, Barbara Joan Wellington Wells, Barre, Vermont; given to present collection, 1987.

Old Number

Wellington #166

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