Personal Miniature Mask (Ma Go)
Arts of Africa
On View: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
Gift of Blake Robinson
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Bassa. Personal Miniature Mask (Ma Go), 20th century. Wood, beads, 4 x 2 5/8in. (10.2 x 6.7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Blake Robinson, 1995.7.16. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 1995.7.16_SL1.jpg)
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Pointed oval face with elaborate ridged hairdo over protruding forehead. Downcast semi-circular eye openings; long, thin nose over small round mouth punctured by string of small red and white beads. CONDITION: Good, some discoloration.
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