From: Angola

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-59-108
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Masongo | Kimbundu
Provenience Angola
Section African
Materials Fiber | Wood | Brass

Dancimg mask. Wood. Slits for eyes and mouth; sharp pointed teeth; prominent chin; incised lines (scarification?) on forehead and upper lip; studded with brass-headed nails. To top of mask is attached a cap of palm cloth over a framework of twigs.

Height 21.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Henry C. Mercer, 1927
Other Number Mercer 22511 - Old Museum Number | 76 - Field No SF

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