Collection: Fry

Item Number: Fry0162

Category: Mask

Region: Arctic

Tribe: Eskimo

Period: 1850-1875

Materials: Wood and trade beads

Description: This Eskimo mask is of the style found at Point Barrow, Alaska. The half mask is characteristic of the masks of Point Barrow. A similar example can be found in the University of Pennsylvania collection in Philadelphia.

Dimensions: 5" x 3.75"


John and Valerie Arieta, London, England


Kaplan, Sandra A., Spirit Keepers of the North, University Museum, Philadelphia, 1983, p.17

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