Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
11 x 8 x 4 1/4 in. (27.9 x 20.3 x 10.8 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Senufo. Mask (Kpeliye'e), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 11 x 8 x 4 1/4 in. (27.9 x 20.3 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.507. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.507_top_PS5.jpg)
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Wooden mask probably used for ritual dances of the secret society of the Senufo. Head long and narrow with a variety of extensions on four sides. Thin nose; slit eyes; scars on cheeks and forehead; projecting rectangular mouth.
Condition: Good with minor surface abrasions
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