Iroquois masks, drums, and rattles

Summary
Collection ID:
NAA.MS987B
Creators:
Hewitt, J. N. B. (John Napoleon Brinton), 1859-1937
Dates:
n.d
Languages:
Undetermined
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Physical Description:
15 Negatives
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Volume 70-2- Black-faced mask of a Wind God; a deity of disease and the west. (Figure 115) Neg. 987-b-6. Volume 66-17- The Black god of disease and death (Figure 122) neg. 987-b-5. Mask of the Corn Goddess (Fig. 123) Neg. 987-b-1. Drums for the Onehowih dance (Fig. 124) Neg. 987-b-2. Turtle shell rattle, horn rattle and gourd rattle (Fig. 126) Neg. 987-b-3. Also 9 negatives of Wind gods, miscellaneous, and 1 cradle board.

Local Numbers
Local Numbers
NAA MS 987-b-1-17
OPPS NEG 987-b-6
OPPS NEG 987-b-5
OPPS NEG 987-b-1
OPPS NEG 987-b-2
OPPS NEG 987-b-3

Local Note
Local Note
987-b-14-15- and 17 are 3 views of the same mask.
Local Note
987-b-13 Mask of Bald Head" may be misnomer. Nails on top and side of mask indicate that horse hair was at one time attached to the face. 10-76 Carson Waterman Seneca trainee.

Using the Collection
Citation
Manuscript 987-b-1-17, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Masks -- Iroquois Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drums -- Iroquois Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rattles -- Iroquois Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Iroquois Culture Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
National Anthropological Archives
Museum Support Center
4210 Silver Hill Road
Suitland 20746
naa@si.edu
http://www.anthropology.si.edu/naa/