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Mask

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Object Number:
97-18-20
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Fang
Provenience:
Gabon
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Technique:
Carved
Painted
Description:
Cult mask. A rectangular shaped face painted white with traces of red and black pigment. Cross hatched, incised lines on the cheeks. Slanted narrow eye slits. Carved design of fore head area surmounted by a small head which replicated the face on the mask. Carved teeth are painted white.
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II

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