Yaka. <em>Hand-held Mask for Nkanda Initiation</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, cloth, vegetable cordage, 10 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (27.0 x 13.0 x 9.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1583. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1583_front_PS5.jpg)

Hand-held Mask for Nkanda Initiation

Artist:Yaka

Medium: Wood, pigment, cloth, vegetable cordage

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 10 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 1/2 in. (27.0 x 13.0 x 9.0 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H7, 7C

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 22.1583

Image: CUR.22.1583_front_PS5.jpg,

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