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



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: The Wellington Indian Doll Collection Gift of Barbara Wellington Wells



Place Made: Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory Indian Reserve, Deseronto, Canada, North America


20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts: Toy, Doll

Research Area

Native American

Native American: Woodlands

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

Historical Society of Montana, Helena, Montana, 1955.

Montana Club

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

Northern Montana College, Havre, Montana, 1954.


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.

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