The J. Paul Getty Museum

Dancing Mask - Nootka

Object Details

Title:

Dancing Mask - Nootka

Artist/Maker:

Edward S. Curtis (American, 1868 - 1952)

Culture:

American

Places:

Seattle, Washington, United States (Place Created)

British Columbia, Vancouver Island, Canada (Place Depicted)

Date:

negative 1915; print 1916

Medium:

Photogravure

Object Number:

84.XO.755.2.40

Dimensions:

18.6 × 13.6 cm (7 5/16 × 5 3/8 in.)

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Object Description

A painted mask with a circular halo-like top ornament and bast fibers hanging from it.