Arts of Africa
2 1/2 x 9 x 17 in. (6.4 x 22.9 x 43.2 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Flat circular mask surmounted by 2 in-curved horns. Eyes indicated by protruding knobs, two triangular holes for nostrils and white painted mouth cut for teeth, small beard. Back of mask has separate face area.
Condition: Poor, worm-eaten, face part chipped.
This item is not on view
Baule. Mask (Kple-Kple), 19th century. Wood, pigment, 2 1/2 x 9 x 17 in. (6.4 x 22.9 x 43.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.223. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.223_front_PS5.jpg)
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