One of a pair of masks that fit one over the other.
One of a pair of masks that fit one over the other. The inner mask, which has pierced eyes, is in the Musee de l'Homme, Paris. Despite the weight of the mask it appears that during winter rituals it was 'worn' over the face, perhaps supported by the hands. Country of Origin: Northwest Coast of America. Culture: Tsimshian. Date/Period: collected from Kitkatla village in 1879. Age unknown but probaby BC. Material Size: basalt. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Canadian Museum of Civilization . Location: 33.
3504 x 3524 pixels
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12 x 12 inches / 30 x 30 cm
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