Mask, late 19th century

  • Eskimo, Native American

Wood and pigment

  • Overall: 8 1/8 × 5 1/2 inches (20.6 × 14 cm)

Gift of Andy Nasser



Indigenous Americas

Inscribed on interior, proper left: ex-Museum of American Indian, Heye Foundation number: 9/7336

1920, Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation Purchase, 9/7336 (New York, New York, USA)

1944, exchanged with (Julius Carlebach, New York, New York, USA). Andre Nasser (New York, New York, USA)

1983-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Eskimo, Native American, Mask, late 19th century, wood and pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Andy Nasser, 1983.64.