AboutVisitResearchCollectionsCommunity
Connections
Exhibits & EducationHarvard @ PeabodyPublicationsGet Involved
Skip navigation

Collections records may contain language, reflecting past collecting practices and methods of analysis, that is no longer acceptable. The Peabody Museum is committed to addressing the problem of offensive and discriminatory language present in its database. Our museum staff are continually updating these records, adding to and improving content.


We welcome your feedback and any questions or concerns you may want to share. Please contact us with your comments via email: pmresearch@fas.harvard.edu

Peabody Number: 17-17-10/87203
Display Title: Cannibal-raven mask; hoawina
Descriptions:
Inventory Description: Carved wooden bird mask, bark hair, feathers on top, painted, bag of loose bark
Indigenous Term: h oawina
Object Description: Cannibal-raven mask; hoawina
Classification:
Mask
Department:
Ethnographic
Culture/Period:
Kwakiutl
Geography/Provenience:
North America/Canada/British Columbia/<County>/<City>/Gwa I
Geo-Locale: Kingcome Inlet; Queen Charlotte Sound
Materials: Wood, Bark, Feather
Dimensions: Overall: 125 x 100 x 34 cm (49 3/16 x 39 3/8 x 13 3/8 in.)
Quantity: 2
Provenance:
Expedition: Peabody Museum Expedition (1917)
Collector: Dr. Charles Frederick Newcombe (09/1917)
null