Inventory of the Regalia Used in the Eagle-Wolf Dance (recto); Getting a Donkey Up Stairs, from "The Boys of Grand Pré School," published by Lee & Shepard, Boston (verso)

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Inventory of the Regalia Used in the Eagle-Wolf Dance (recto); Getting a Donkey Up Stairs, from "The Boys of Grand Pré School," published by Lee & Shepard, Boston (verso)

 

 

Name:
Unknown (Artist)
Title:
Inventory of the Regalia Used in the Eagle-Wolf Dance (recto); Getting a Donkey Up Stairs, from "The Boys of Grand Pré School," published by Lee & Shepard, Boston (verso)
Abstract:
This drawing depicts elements of costumes for the Eagle-Wolf dance. Divided into a grid the drawing includes four representations of the wolf mask with a feather or sea horse in its mouth, the eagle feather headdress, and the sealskin glove with puffin beaks. To the right are profile depictions of three men.
Format:
drawings
Genre:
Figures (representations)
Place of Origin:
Alaska, United States
Date:
1890s
Physical Description:
1 drawing ; 5 7/8 x 9 1/2 in. (14.8 x 24 cm)
Note (Medium/support):
Pencil, red ink and wash on paper (recto)
Note (Ownership):
The Bush Collection of Religion and Culture
Note:
This drawing is part of a set made by the Inupiat people to document their ritual traditions. They likely were commissioned by missionaries, and the drawings were made on the backs of prints derived from children's books and educational manuals.
Library Location:
Art Properties, Columbia University
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Catalog Record:
12003654
Digital Project:
Art Properties -- Columbia’s Art Collection Online
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-vh57-ws13