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Eugene and Clare Thaw Collection of American Indian Art
Horse Mask

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Record 98/826
Copyright New York State Historical Association, Cooperstown, NY
Object ID T0097
Object Name Horse Mask
Description Nez Perce Horse Mask; Medium/Materials: Tradecloth, blue cloth, wool cloth, cotton, glass beads, brass button, dyed horsehair, silk ribbons, flicker feathers, brass-framed mirror, Native tanned hide, cotton lining and thread, ermine;
Dimensions H-40 L-32 inches
Early Date 1875
Late Date 1900
Medium feathers/brass-framed mirror/hide/cotton thread/ermine
Place of Origin USA
People Nez Perce/
Provenance (1) Acquired from Nez Perce Indians at Nespelem, Washington.; (2) Jerrie and Anne Vander Houwen. Yakima, Washington.; (3) Howard Roloff. Victoria, British Columbia.; (4) Jonathan Holstein. Cazenovia, New York.; (5) Morning Star Gallery. Santa Fe, New Mexico.; (6) Eugene V. Thaw.;
Used Nez Perce
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Last modified on: March 02, 2006