Vintage Iroquois False Face Society Mask Corn Husk Doll W/Staff & Rattle
We are offering a vintage finely detailed Iroquois Indian False Face Society corn husk doll in full regalia including mask, staff and rattle depicting "Broken Nose". The carved expressive mask with drilled eyes is a separate piece attached by cord to the doll's head, the leather moccasins have detailed colorful beadwork and the doll wears a fringed leather shirt. The body is made from cornhusk, tightly wrapped and shaped. He wears a dark blue scarf and has brightly colored cords wrapped around his waist and knees. The doll holds an actual rattle with a staff laying beside and rests on his original 8 1/4" x 3 1/2" x 1/2" black painted wooden base. The doll rises approximately 3 3/4" high above the base. Retains original artist's label on underside (see photos #8 & 9). In excellent original condition. No breaks, loss or other damage.