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Object Number: 60-23-1
Current Location: Imagine Africa
Currently On Display
Culture:Yoruba
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Cicatrisation
Height: 38cm
Width: 36.5cm
Depth: 27.99cm
Outside Diameter:25cm
Credit Line:Gift of Stanley M. Newman, 1960

Description

Wooden mask like Gelede society masks. High hairdo terminating in a long braid hanging beyond left ear. Low conical base. Face painted red except eyes which are white outlined in black. Hair is black. Extremely crude. Modern


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

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