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Mosquito transformation mask which opens to reveal a human face surrounded by pictures Featured Northwest Coast Mosquito Image

Mosquito transformation mask which opens to reveal a human face surrounded by pictures

Mosquito transformation mask which opens to reveal a human face surrounded by pictures of the dogfish.The Haida had an incomplete Hamatsa dance series (believed to have been obtained from the Kwakiutl) in which masks like this were used to display privileges. This mask was probably associated with a clan origin myth. Country of Origin: Northwest Coast of America. Culture: Haida. Date/Period: collected 1875. Place of Origin: Queen Charlotte Islands. Material Size: wood. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Canadian Museum of Civilization . Location: 27

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