Kalaallitt (Greenland Eskimo)
Late 19th to early 20th century
Object Place: Ammassalik, Greenland
Overall: 30.5 x 14 x 7.6 cm (12 x 5 1/2 x 3 in.)
Medium or Technique
Wood (probably driftwood)
Native North America Gallery (Gallery LG34)
Elongated face mask with grimacing expression. Dark patina.
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