Puffin Man, Alutiiq Superhero

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Collection History
NMAI purchase from the artist in 2005 using funds donated by R.E. Mansfield (1937-2007).
National Museum of the American Indian
Artists/Makers
Jerry Laktonen, Alutiiq (Pacific Eskimo), b. 1951
Loa Ryan (Loa J. Ryan), Tsimshian [Metlakatla], b. 1939
Object Name
Mask
Media/Materials
Yellow cedar, cedar bark (red cedar), horsehair, glass bead/beads, feather/feathers, dentalium shell/shells
Techniques
Carved, painted, inlaid, twined
Dimensions
156 x 126.5 x 15.5 cm
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Modern and Contemporary Arts
place
Granite Falls; Snohomish County; Washington; USA
Date Created
June 2005
Object Type
Works of Art (Other)
Catalog Number
26/4406
Culture/People
Alutiiq (Pacific Eskimo)