University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 66-19-4
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Asalampasu
Provenience: Republic of the Congo
Culture Area: Asalampasu
Section:African
Materials:Fiber
Technique:Woven
Credit Line:Gift of Ernst Anspach, 1966

Description

Woven and netted mask with conical basketry hat (tip damaged); red, white and black painted interdigitating triangles. Face padded and covered with netting that has been mended in places; colored black with a red strip from forehead to nose; raphia beard.


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