Nayenezgani - Navajo

Frontal bust portrait of a Navajo Native American in ceremonial costume. The costume is a full face cover, similar to a burlap sack. The mask has thick fur trim along the bottom edge. There's fur like hair on the top of the mask. The eyes and mouth are represented by small beads. The man is topless, but he has two white symbols painted on his torso.

  • Framed: 19.5 x 15.5 x 1.5 in
  • Created: copyright 1904
  • Inventory Number: 1977.02.02
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