Catalog Number : E17297
Accession Number : 4615
Material : Wood, paint, string
Moveable dorsal and pectoral fins and tail. Whale masks are typically quite large and are usually worn over the dancer's back, freeing the dancer's hands to pull strings that would cause the fins and tail to move. Killer whale masks like this one are typically danced at the Tta'sata ceremony and are associated with great wealth and clan ancestors, or may represent servants of the sea god, Kumugwe.
Catalog Number : E17296
Accession Number : 4615
Material : Wood, paint, feathers, down, shell, textile, string, metal nails
Catalog Number : E17294
Accession Number : 4615
Material : Wood
Catalog Number : E17293
Accession Number : 4615
Material : Wood
Catalog Number : E17292
Accession Number : 4615
Material : Wood
Catalog Number : 17978
Accession Number : 4615
Accession Date : 06/15/1915
Tribe : Kwakiutl
Region : Northwest Coast
Material : wood (cedar?), cedar shavings, plant fiber cordage
Source : Dr. Samuel A. Barrett - MPM Curator of Anthropology (1909-1921)
Catalog Number : 17977
Accession Number : 4615
Accession Date : 06/15/1915
Tribe : Kwakiutl
Region : Northwest Coast
Material : wood (cedar?), plant fiber cordage, cedar shavings, stain?
Source : Dr. Samuel A. Barrett - MPM Curator of Anthropology (1909-1921)
Catalog Number : 17975
Accession Number : 4615
Accession Date : 06/15/1915
Tribe : Kwakiutl
Region : Northwest Coast
Material : wood (cedar?), plant fiber, cedar bark, fur, stain?
Source : Dr. Samuel A. Barrett -MPM Curator of Anthropology (1909-1921)
Catalog Number : 17974
Accession Number : 4615
Accession Date : 06/15/1915
Tribe : Kwakiutl
Region : Northwest Coast
Material : wood - cedar, cedar bark, cedar cordage, cotton textile, fur, dye/stain
Source : Dr. Samuel A. Barrett - MPM Curator of Anthropology (1909-1921)
Catalog Number : 57963
Accession Number : 18807
Accession Date : 05/23/1963
Tribe : Lillooet
Region : Plateau
Material : plant materials - cedar root, cherry bark, beargrass, dye?
Source : J. Schlitz Brewing Company, Milwaukee