Kalaallitt (Greenland Eskimo)
Object Place: Ammassalik, Greenland
26 cm (10 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood (probably driftwood) with walrus tusk and pigment
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Elongated face mask with rounded finial, smoothly-carved rounded features and individual ivory teeth set into mouth opening.
Collected by Commander Carlton Skinner in Ammassalik, Greenland in 1943 while his ship was touring the northern Atlantic.
Gift of Governor Carlton Skinner and Solange Skinner