Fine Old Cherokee Indian Booger Ceremonial Mask Adam Welch Exhibited
This mask was included in the exhibition of his work presented by the Indian arts and crafts board in 1977. The catalog of the exibition is included with the mask. The mask comes with its labels " Adam Wech Cherokee NC " "Indian Art's & Crafts". "Booger mask Adam Welch Buckeye wood". The mask measures 11" x 7 1/4" x 4 1/4 deep and is in excellent condition. This striking mask is finely carved and hollowed out and the striking features highlighted with brown and black pigments. This museum quality mask will make a fine addition to anyone's collection. The Cherokee used masks in numerous dances. The dance known as the. , was usually performed in the late fall or winter. The Booger masks were made to represent the faces of Indian tribes who were the enemies of the Cherokee. After the arrival of Europeans, Booger Masks were made featuring large eyebrows, mustaches, beards, and bald heads, similar to the appearance of Europeans. Please check out other current offerings including a great Tlingit, Haida, Tsimshian and Kwakiutl totem poles, many historic baskets d e- accessioned from museum collections including Salish, Haida , Tsimshian , Cowlitz and Tlingit examples. Also some great early Inuit carvings.
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