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Mask

Object Number:AF1872
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Bayaka
Provenience: Zaire
Belgian Congo
Kasai District
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Credit Line:Purchased from J. F. G. Umlauff, 1912
Other Number:263 - Original Number

Description

Circumcision mask. Wooden with raffia hanging from around the base of mask; face of mask is of a light tan color with crescent shaped eyes, protruding triangular shaped nose with two nostrils, open mouth with carved teeth, dark brown carved hairline; crescent shaped piece protrudes from center of head; cross hatch pattern incised on rim of hair line.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Exhibition (1913) View Objects in Exhibition

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