Images of masks, mask making, and use of masks in various parts of Mexico. Also includes photograph of a painting by Donald Cordry depicting use of a mask and musical instruments.
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....
One color poster measuring 31 x 22 inches, depicting over 20 head and face masks used in the Navajo Nightway ceremony. Printed as a companion to the book Head and Face Masks in Navaho Ceremonialism (1947) by Berard Haile.
Stamps are on first-day-issue envelopes postmarked Spokane, Washington. The masks included are of the Bellacoola, Tlingit, and Bellabella. Also included are two slides that show an exhibit of the stamps.
Subtitled "Description of artifacts collected in the Waura village, Xingu National Park Mato Grosso, Brazil, on April 8, 1983." Includes ethnographic background on the role of spirit masks, their use in ceremonial performances, and their construction. There are also notes on sound recordings, conservation of the material, and Waura words.
Photographs depicting some of the masks in the Donald Cordry collection of Mexican masks, as well as an exhibit of the collection entitled "Dance Masks of Mexico," taken on February 22, 1979. Depicted individuals in the collection include several members of the Department of Anthropology, including Robert Laughlin, William Sturtevant, Porter Kier, ...
The item is a catalog for an exhibit of Se[tember 29, 1978-February 19, 1979.
Drawn by a Zuni Indian, on inside cover torn from McNalley's System Geography.