Wooden mask colored black. The headpiece is a small animal leaning over, tail up, looking down at the face. Ram horns extends out from under the animals feet, textured with many vertical lines. The actual forehead begins below these with a protruding spine down the center and double lines curving upward on eitheer side. There are eye slits and double lined brows which join up to make a long thin nose. Two relatively large rectangles flank the sides of the face at this point. They are also textured like the horns. Two roughly triangular points extend from the bottom of them. There is a protruding rectangular mouth with teeth and a long pointed chin.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
Evocative Images: African Sculpture from the University Museum (Traveling version of "African Sculpture from the University Museum") ( Sep 1988 - Apr 1990)
[Article] Biro, Yaelle. 2012. From Africa to New York: History and Genres of African Works in the United States During the 1910s and 1920s. Tribal Art Magazine. (3): 21-26. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: Page 22