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Mask

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Object Number:
81-11-4
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bapende
Provenience:
Kasai District
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Grass
Description:
A domed forehead with a black trefoil painted on it. A black lozenge-shaped mark is on each cheek and the lips are painted black. The ears and chin are painted white and the nose and left ear are chipped. A grass fringe is tied onto the chin. An elaborate woven headdress of natural and dark brown grass is tied on, and has three vertical grass horns. A piece of woven grass fabric is tied onto the back of the mask.
Credit Line:
Found in Collection
Other Number:
58-17-?   -   Other Number

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