From: Zaire | Belgian Congo | Kasai District
Curatorial Section: African
|Current Location||Collections Storage|
|Provenience||Zaire | Belgian Congo | Kasai District|
|Materials||Wood | Fiber|
Circumcision mask. Wooden with raffia hanging from around the base of mask; face of mask is of a light tan color with crescent shaped eyes, protruding triangular shaped nose with two nostrils, open mouth with carved teeth, dark brown carved hairline; crescent shaped piece protrudes from center of head; cross hatch pattern incised on rim of hair line; a type of animal is found on the top of head in center; two pieces of twisted fiber protrude through hole found on top of head; some type of hooks protrudes as well.
Similiar to AF1872, AF1875, AF1876, AF1877, AF1878.
|Outside Diameter||28 cm|
|Credit Line||Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912|
|Other Number||223 - Original Number|
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