Object photography

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Object description

  • Inuit artist
  • Mask, before 1934
  • Skin, hair, fox, dog
  • Labrador, Arctic, Canada
  • H: 14 in, W: 14 in, D: 1/2 in (H: 35.6 cm, W: 35.6 cm, D: 1.3 cm)
  • Museum Purchase, 1939
  • E23449

DESCRIPTION

This ceremonial mask is made out of red fox, husky dog and caribou skin and hair. A leather thong is attached at both sides and when tied, holds the mask in place on the wearer.