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Mask

Object Number:AF1884
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Baluba
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:1419 | 24B - Other Number

Description

Wooden mask. Elongated oval shaped face; small eyes; incised eyebrows; raised rectangular nose; open mouth; defined chin; three sided square shape protrusion from chin; two pieces of raffia on either side, tied and knotted; face is ornamentally adorned on both sides; incised triangle on square shaped plank below chin; two nails are found on the underside of piece, upper rim, and center of forehead.

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