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Mask

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Object Number:97-18-8
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Woman
Child
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997

Description

Carved wood in the style of a Yoruba Epa mask. Seated female figure holding a child, supported by four smaller figures which rest on the head of a large helmet type mask having large facial features. Painted a dark brown. Crudely carved.

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