Wooden mask colored black. Face has horns curving forward. A bird is perched on the horns. Carved decoration on the head (hair or a headpiece) Smooth face with slits for eyes and a very narrow nose. Tiny mouth projects slightly with lips and tongue seen.
Purchased from Mrs. Lena H. White, 1929
Current & Past Exhibitions:
African Gallery (1982 - 1986)
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
African Sculpture from the University Museum (22 Nov 1986 - 08 Feb 1987)
What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1952 - 31 Dec 1952)
[Catalogue] Wardwell, Allen. 1986. African Sculpture from the University Museum, University of Pennsylvania. : Page/Fig./Plate: 52-53
[Article] Dougherty, Frank. 1986. African Sculpture, in Philadelphia Daily News. : Page/Fig./Plate: A8
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 19
[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 21
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 47
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wingert, Paul S. 1948. African Negro Sculpture.
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