Mask, Shell, Mississippian

Mask

Date:
13th–14th century
Geography:
United States, Williams Island reportedly, Tennessee
Culture:
Mississippian
Medium:
Shell
Dimensions:
H. 6 5/16 x W. 5 1/8 x D. 1 5/8 in. (16.1 x 13 x 4.2 cm)
Classification:
Shell-Ornaments
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.723
Not on view
Ulfert Wilke, University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City, until 1958; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1978

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. 658.