Songye. <em>Mask (Kifwebe)</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_edited.jpg)

Mask (Kifwebe)


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)



Accession Number: 2011.4.2

Image: 2011.4.2_threequarter_SL1_edited.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.

Brooklyn Museum