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Headdress Mask

Object Number:
60-23-1
Current Location:
Culture:
Yoruba
Provenience:
Nigeria
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Cicatrisation
Description:
Wooden mask like Gelede society masks. High hairdo terminating in a long braid hanging beyond left ear. Low conical base. Face painted red except eyes which are white outlined in black. Hair is black. Extremely crude. Modern
Height:
37cm
Width:
36.5cm
Depth:
28cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Stanley M. Newman

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
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