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Mask

Object Number:80-9-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ibo
Provenience: Nigeria
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iron
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Height: 43 cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mayer Cohen, 1980

Description

Wooden mask. Five pieces in poor condition (Infestation). High relief carved facial features. Round bulbous eyes. Two parallel red lines on cheeks, two parallel red lines across nose bridge. Large painted nose outlined in red, five teeth in mouth, face painted silver, blue snake around top of head. Left side of mask lashed together, several nails on top.

Bibliography:

[Journal] Kukich, Diane. Bug Man Vol.: Vol. 10, No. 4.. University of Delaware Messenger. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 6View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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