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Ceremonial face mask
Ceremonial face mask
Date:
20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood And Metal
Dimensions:
11 3/4 x 6 1/2 x 6 1/2 (29.8 x 16.5 x 16.5 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Kran
Provenance:

Private Collection. Acquired from Mourtala Diop.

Accession Number:
1999.142.43
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

Complicated combination of special convex and concave shapes representing features of the face, i.e. hair, eye brows, eyes, nose, mustache, etc. Mustache and eyebrows have decorative incisions. Mounted on rectangular metal base.

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