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Mask

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Object Number:
29-59-108
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Masongo
Kimbundu
Provenience:
Angola
Section:
African
Materials:
Fiber
Wood
Brass
Description:
Dancimg mask. Wood. Slits for eyes and mouth; sharp pointed teeth; prominent chin; incised lines (scarification?) on forehead and upper lip; studded with brass-headed nails. To top of mask is attached a cap of palm cloth over a framework of twigs.
Credit Line:
Purchased from Henry C. Mercer
Other Number:
76   -   Field No SF
22511   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Mask Parade (31 Oct 1947)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 72
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[Article] 1947. Masks. The University Museum Bulletin. 13:1 : Page/Fig./Plate: 9
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