|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||Before 1900|
|Credit Line:||Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2003|
|Other Number:||1994.X.11442 - Other Number|
Mask from dance costume. Elongated face with large hooked nose. Holes along side edges (5 on one side, 6 on the other) for fastening hair and feather elements of costume to mask. Face colored black, nostrils and lips red. Wearer looked through opening between rows of teeth, which are colored white. Insect damage, especially to eyebrow, eye, and middle edge of one side. Originally surmounted by a high round headdress of human hair and attached to a cloak of black feathers that concealed the wearer's body. Exhibited at l'Exposition universelle de Paris 1900.
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