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Gelede Mask of British Officer
Gelede Mask of British Officer
Date:
late 19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Animal Hair, Metal Mounted.
Dimensions:
13 1/2 x 10 x 13 1/2 (34.3 x 25.4 x 34.3 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Yoruba
Accession Number:
1999.142.7
Acquisition Date:
1999-12-09
Credit Line:

Bequest of John Gutmann

Ceremonial men's society mask depicting probably a Portugese Officer in a tropical helmet. Identified by W. Fagg as Portugese Gelede.

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