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Reproduction Iroquois Mask

20th century
Carved and painted wood, pigment, and horsehair (?)
State: Reproduction

14 in. x 9 in. x 4 in. (35.56 cm x 22.86 cm x 10.16 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 95.1.53
Geography: North and Central America, Canada
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Masks
Culture/Nationality: Six Nations Iroquois

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  • ceremonial masks - Refers to masks created for or used in ceremonies or rituals.
  • Iroquois - Refers to the artwork produced by any member of the North American Indian tribes speaking a language of the Iroquoian family, notably the Cayuga, Cherokee, Huron, Mohawk, Oneida, Onondaga, Seneca, and Tuscarora, in addition to the Iroquois proper. The name Iroquois is a French derivation of Irinakhoiw, meaning "rattlesnakes." They call themselves Hodenosaunee, meaning "people of the longhouse." The Iroquoian linguistic groups occupied a continuous territory around Lakes Ontario, Huron, and Erie, in present-day New York state and Pennsylvania and southern Ontario and Quebec.
  • Native American - Typically reserved to refer narrowly to the cultures of the native peoples of the United States and Canada, excluding the Eskimos and Aleuts. For the indigenous peoples of Canada use the term "First Nations." For the broader concept of the cultures of any native peoples of Central America, South America, North America, or the West Indies who are considered to belong to the Mongoloid division of the human species, use "Amerindian (culture)."
  • reproductions - Copies of art images, art objects, decorative arts, or other valued images or objects, made without intent to deceive; with regard to art images, it includes photographic reproductions. The term implies more precise and faithful imitation than does the term "copies (derivative objects)." Where the intent is to deceive, see "forgeries" or "counterfeits." For prints copying other two-dimensional works, typically dating from before the widespread use of photography, use "reproductive prints."

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Exhibition List
This object was included in the following exhibitions:
  • A Curious Group; a cabinet of curiosities Bryn Mawr College , Apr 4, 2014 – Jun 30, 2014

Bibliography List
The following Bibliography exist for this object:
  • Carrie Robbins and Nathanael Roesch. A Curious Group. Bryn Mawr College. Bryn Mawr, PA, April 4–June 1, 2014
    Figure Number: Reproduction 1

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/147944 |title=Reproduction Iroquois Mask |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=12/6/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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