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

Mohawk (Haudenosaunee), Haudenosaunee (Iroquois), Mohawk Reservation, Deseronto, Ontario, Canada, Great Lakes Woodlands, Woodlands



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

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

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



North America, Canada


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll


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.


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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