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Mask

Date:
1820–40
Geography:
United States, Alaska
Culture:
Tlingit
Medium:
Wood (cedar), paint, metal, leather
Dimensions:
H. 10 5/8 x W. 7 3/8 x D. 4 in. (27 x 18.7 x 10.2cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.440
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 356
Walter C. Waters, Wrangell, AK, until 1939 (?); Wolfgang Paalen, Taxco, Mexico, until 1940s; [Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until early 1950s]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, acquired by 1953, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

Museum of Primitive Art. Masterpieces in the Museum of Primtive Art: Africa, Oceania, North America, Mexico, Central to South America, Peru. Handbook series. New York, NY: Museum of Primitive Art, 1965.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 645.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 70.



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