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Navajo masks

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Marietta Wetherill Drawings and Letter

Identifier: MSS-43-BC
Scope and Content This collection consists of 1 scrapbook containing pencil drawings of 16 Navajo clan masks which were drawn by Marietta Wetherill between 1886 and 1889. The scrapbook also includes color drawings of the 16 clan masks, plus an additional color drawing, which were done by Marietta at an unknown, later date. There is also a list of the 16 clans and a 2 page documentary about the Navajo Crying God or Dine Ya Be Chi mask, both handwritten and typed. Finally, there is a letter to Mabel Wright from...
Dates: 1886-1900s (bulk 1886-1889)