late 19th or early 20th century
7 x 6 1/2 x 12 in. (17.8 x 16.5 x 30.5 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Yoruba. Gelede Mask, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 7 x 6 1/2 x 12 in. (17.8 x 16.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1580. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1580_top_PS5.jpg)
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Large ovoid head with elaborate coiffure. Eyes and ears are pierced through.
Condition: very worn. paint worn away, large section at top broken off.
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