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Yagim Mask

Artist:
George Walkus
Date:
1920–25
Geography:
Canada, British Columbia
Culture:
Kwakwaka’wakw (Kwakiutl)
Medium:
Mask: Wood, metal, pigment; back cloth: cotton factory woven cloth, pigment.
Dimensions:
H. 33 x W. 18 in. (83.8 x 45.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Ralph T. Coe Collection, Gift of Ralph T. Coe Foundation for the Arts, 2011
Accession Number:
2011.154.39a–c
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 356
Family of George Walkus, Smith Inlet, British Columbia, Canada; Johnny Hunt, British Columbia, Canada, until 1947; Edward Malin, 1947–1950s (?); [Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1958]; Ralph T. Coe, Santa Fe, NM, 1958–(d.) 2010; Ralph T. Coe Foundation for the Arts, 2010–2011

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