Yorùbá. <em>Gelede Mask with Bird on Head</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 13 3/4 x 9 x 15 1/2 in. (34.9 x 22.9 x 39.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.821. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.821_side_PS5.jpg)

Gelede Mask with Bird on Head


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 13 3/4 x 9 x 15 1/2 in. (34.9 x 22.9 x 39.4 cm)


Accession Number: 22.821

Image: CUR.22.821_side_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden mask, semi-helmet type. Polychromed, representing a human face. A large bird carved at top. Color considerably dulled. Condition: worn, chipped paint.

Brooklyn Museum