Fang (Betsi subgroup). <em>Male Face Mask</em>, 19th century. Wood, 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_SL3.jpg)

Male Face Mask


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates: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_SL3.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.

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