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Kwakwaka'wakw artist, Transformation Mask, late 19th century, red cedar, fur, leather, paint, inlaid abalone shell, and string, Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art, no known copyright restrictions, 48.3.410

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Title

Transformation Mask

Artist

Kwakwaka'wakw artist (Kwakwaka'wakw)

Date

late 19th century

Medium

red cedar, fur, leather, paint, inlaid abalone shell, and string

Dimensions (H x W x D)

16 in x 9 in x 13 in

Collection Area

Native American Art

Category

Northwest Coast

Ceremonial and Ritual Objects

Object Type

mask

Cultural Group

Kwakwaka'wakw

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Indian Collection Subscription Fund, Rasmussen Collection of Northwest Coast Indian Art

Accession Number

48.3.410

Copyright

no known copyright restrictions

Terms

abalone shell

fur

Kwakiutl

leather

masks

Northwest Coast Native American styles

red cedar

shell

string

wood

Place Made

Created in: Alert Bay

Location

Belluschi Building

Hoffman Wing

2nd Floor

Pat and Trudy Ritz Gallery

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