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Mask for Gelede
Mask for Gelede
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood, Pigment, Vegetable Fiber
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 10 (49.5 x 25.4 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Yoruba People
Accession Number:
71.20
Acquisition Date:
1971-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, de Young Art Trust, 1971

Exhibition History:

A Feast for the Eye, 1998

face topped with two figures

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Communal Shrine Figure (Ivri)
Communal Shrine Figure (Ivri) (early 20th century)
Coronet (orikogbofo)
Coronet (orikogbofo) (20th century)
Twin commemorative figure