Arts of the Americas
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Fur, hide (Caribou?)
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Possibly Eskimo. Mask, after 1951. Fur, hide (Caribou?), 10 1/2 x 7 in. (26.7 x 17.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1194. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.X1194.jpg)
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Measurements are without fur. Mask of a human face with fur trim as if the person were wearing a fur trimmed parka hood. Possibly this type of mask as ound today made by the Nunatamiut people around Anaktuvvk Pass, near Barrow Alaska.
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