Down from the Shimmering Sky: Masks of the Northwest Coast

by Peter Macnair

Paperback, 1998

Call number

NWC 306.4 MAC

Collection

Publication

University of Washington Press (1998), Edition: 1st, 192 pages

Description

Presents two centuries of powerful, striking masks made by First Nations artists on the Pacific Northwest Coast. Some depict animals and supernatural creatures while others are human face masks representing ancestral spirits which descend from the heavens. The opening essay provides a look into the

Pages

192

ISBN

0295977094 / 9780295977096
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