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Helmet mask
Helmet mask
Date:
Early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 40
Century:
Media:
Wood, Beeswax, Hair
Dimensions:
9 13/16 x 9 1/16 x 13 in.
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Makonde People
Accession Number:
1990.13
Acquisition Date:
1990-06-14
Credit Line:

Museum purchase

The helmet mask displays elaborately carved scarification patterns and has abstract eyes.

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Helmet Mask (Mapiko or Midimu)
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