Abelam. <em>Zoomorphic Mask</em>, 20th century. Rattan, vegetal fiber, mud, pigment traces, 14 x 10 x 11 1/4 in. (35.6 x 25.4 x 28.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Dorothea and Leo Rabkin, 2004.75.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2004.75.15.jpg)

Zoomorphic Mask

Artist:Abelam

Medium: Rattan, vegetal fiber, mud, pigment traces

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Dates:20th century

Dimensions: 14 x 10 x 11 1/4 in. (35.6 x 25.4 x 28.6 cm)

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Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H1, 4E

Accession Number: 2004.75.15

Image: 2004.75.15.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Woven basketry mask, possibly representing a parrot. Central crest runs from top of head to base of mask. Open work eyes decorated with white clay and ultramarine pigment. Two attached ears with fiber decoration. Overall condition: good, pigment flaking, surface dirt.

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