Finger/Hand mask

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Usage Conditions Apply
Culture/People
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Artist/Maker
Catherine Moore, Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo), 1919-2002
Previous owner
Mary Jane Lenz (MJL), Non-Indian, 1930-2016
Donor
Mary Jane Lenz (MJL), Non-Indian, 1930-2016
Object Name
Finger/Hand mask
Media/Materials
Caribou hair, beach grass/rye grass, rickrack, dye/dyes
Techniques
Dyed, coiled, stitched
Dimensions
33.0 x 34.0 cm
Object Type
Personal items
Place
Emmonak; Calista Native Corporation; Alaska; USA (inferred)
Date created
1980-1990
Collection History
Formerly in the collection of Mary Jane Lenz (1930-2016, MAI and NMAI curator); donated to NMAI by Mary Jane Lenz in 2014.
Catalog Number
26/9264
Barcode
269264.000
See related items
Yup'ik (Yupik Eskimo)
Personal items
Data Source
National Museum of the American Indian
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