From: Gabon

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 68-18-55
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Fang
Provenience Gabon
Section African
Materials Wood
Technique Carved | Burned

Heart-shaped mask of unstained wood, with burned designs around outer edges (possibly representing hair and beard) and forming eyebrows and lips. Small eyes; slender nose, small carved teeth.

Length 23.8 cm
Width 17.9 cm
Credit Line Gift of Mrs. S. Logan Kerr, 1968

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