About this object

History of use

Perhaps an Atlakā€™am Smiler mask.

Physical description

Mask with heavy black eyebrows, red nostrils and lips, a red teardrop shape on each cheek with a curved line extending from the tip of the teardrop shape around three black gill-like elements beside the mouth. The mouth is open with two rows of teeth showing. The chin is slightly pointed and the brow is furrowed. The remainder of the face is painted white.