Arts of Africa
On View: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
late 19th or early 20th century
9 3/16 x 7 x 10 1/2 in. (23.3 x 17.8 x 26.7 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Master of the Unlevel Eyes. Gelede Mask, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 9 3/16 x 7 x 10 1/2 in. (23.3 x 17.8 x 26.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1584. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1584_SL1.jpg)
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Wooden mask, painted elaborate coiffure, representing curled-up snake. Eyes and nostrils pierced.
Condition: Slightly worn.
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