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ID: 300438449
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300438449

 

Record Type: concept
transformation masks (face masks, masks (costume), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Masks that contain one or more ancillary masks inside the former, usually through interior panels or separate halves. Wearers use strings and levers to open up these other masks when performing. Commonly made and performed by Native Northwest Coast communities at various events such as potlatches.
 
Terms:
transformation masks (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
transformation mask (C,U,English,AD,U,SN)
am miiluxw (C,U,English,UF,L,SN)
am miiluxw (Gitksan,UF,U,SN)
masks, transformation (C,U,English,UF,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of <costume by function>
................ <costume by function> (G)
Hierarchy of masks (costume)
.................... masks (costume) (G)
Hierarchy of face masks
........................ face masks (G)
Hierarchy of transformation masks
............................ transformation masks (G)

Related concepts:
reflect/produced by ....  Northwest Coast Native American styles
....................................  (Native North American styles, Native American, ... Styles and Periods (hierarchy name)) [300017594]

Sources and Contributors:
am miiluxw............  [VP]
.......................  Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia [online] (2020) "am miiluxw," accessed 13 January 2020, "am miiluxw,"
masks, transformation............  [VP]
......................................  Getty Vocabulary Program rules
transformation mask............  [VP]
...................................  Brooklyn Museum [online] (2012-) "transformation mask," accessed 13 January 2020, "Thunderbird Transformation Mask,"
transformation masks............  [VP Preferred]
...................................  Brooklyn Museum [online] (2012-) "transformation mask," accessed 13 January 2020, "Thunderbird Transformation Mask,"
...................................  Metropolitan Museum of Art [online] (2001-) "transformation mask," accessed 13 January 2020, "Whale Transformation Mask,"
...................................  Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia [online] (2020) "transformation mask," accessed 13 January 2020, "am miiluxw,"
 
Subject: .....  [VP]
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... Brooklyn Museum [online] (2012-) accessed 13 January 2020, "Thunderbird Transformation Mask,"
.......... Museum of Anthropology, University of British Columbia [online] (2020) accessed 13 January 2020, "am miiluxw,"
.......... Simon Fraser University [online] (2020-) accessed 13 January 2020, "Northwest Coast Masks,"

 

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