Mask, ca. 1900

  • Aleut, Native American

Polychromed wood

  • Framed: Overall: 6 5/8 × 4 1/2 × 7/8 inches (16.8 × 11.4 × 2.2 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.465

On View

  • Native American S130

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Aleut
  • Polychromy
  • Wood
  • Mask (costume)
  • Aleutian islands

Provenance

Fred Harvey collection. James B. Ford; 1917, given to the Museum of the American Indian (New York, New York, USA); 4 March 1946, exchanged with (Julius Carlebach, dealer, New York, New York, USA); purchased by Robert Hudson Tannahill (1893-1969; Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA); 1970-present, bequethed to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Aleut, Native American, Mask, ca. 1900, polychromed wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.465.