Songye. <em>Female Kifwebe Mask</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 12 x 7 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (30.5 x 18.1 x 15.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Collection of Beatrice Riese, 2011.4.2. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2011.4.2_threequarter_SL1.jpg)

Female Kifwebe Mask

Artist:Songye

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 12 x 7 1/8 x 6 1/8 in. (30.5 x 18.1 x 15.6 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H7-TOP

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 2011.4.2

Image: 2011.4.2_threequarter_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The object is a female mask with projecting mouth, triangular nose, pierced eyes, overall concentric linear carving, and polychrome pigment. Condition is excellent. Two small holes made in back at a previous time for suspending wire through the mask's widest point. Separate mount.

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