Fang (Betsi subgroup) artist. <em>Face mask (ñgontang)</em>, late 19th century. Wood, kaolin, pigment, 11 1/8 x 7 x 2 1/4 in. (28.3 x 17.8 x 5.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Collection of Beatrice Riese, 2011.4.6. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 2011.4.6_SL1_edited.jpg)

Face mask (ñgontang)


Medium: Wood, kaolin, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 11 1/8 x 7 x 2 1/4 in. (28.3 x 17.8 x 5.7 cm)



Accession Number: 2011.4.6

Image: 2011.4.6_SL1_edited.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Colored male face mask with carved coiffure, scalloped design above forehead, small pierced eyes, simple flat curved nose, and carved teeth. Much of white clay pigment has been abraded.

Brooklyn Museum