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Object Number:
81-11-7
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Yoruba
Gelede
Provenience:
Nigeria
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Gelede mask. The face is painted bright green, and the cheeks have three blue stripes each. The eyes and mouth are chartreuse. The forehead has three vertical blue stripes. The intricately carved hearddress is painted in red, white, blue, yellow, pink and green, and may be an oil-base paint. There are evenly spaced perforations around the base.
Credit Line:
Received from various sources

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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Bibliography:

[Article] Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. (Back Cover). Expedition: The Magazine of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. 41 (3) : Page/Fig./Plate: Back Cover
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