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Object Number:
29-12-169
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Yoruba
Provenience:
Dahomey
Benin
Date Made:
ca. 1900
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Iconography:
Leopard
Description:
Wooden mask colored brown (largely flaked off). Hair is black. The edge of the disk on which leopards stands is blue. Top of the disk is white. The two leopards are white with black spots.
Height:
35.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. Laporte
Other Number:
157   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1950 - 31 Dec 1950)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Dorling Kindersley Limited. 2014. History of the World in 1,000 Objects. : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 293
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