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Mask

Object Number:62-3-3
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Provinicial Bini
Ekpa Society
Ibibio Society
Provenience: Nigeria
Oyo
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Human
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Webster (Margaret Freuer) Plass, 1962

Description

Wooden mask, natural brown with remains of green, white, black and red paint. Human face with two small horns. Slit eyes with overhanging brows. Small ears. Fine nose. Small mouth with teeth ndicated. Incised "X" high on cheek. Flange around face and also top of mask pierced for fringe.

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