Medium: Wood, pigment
Dates:late 19th century
Dimensions: 9 7/8 x 7 x 6in. (25.1 x 17.8 x 15.2cm)
Museum Location: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
Accession Number: 22.225
Catalogue Description: Light wooden dance mask, carved in the form of a human face with high headdress painted black in six parallel, curved ridges going from front to back. Face colored white and decorated with three groups of keloids: between brows, at outer edges of eyes and brows, and on temples. Slit eyes, holes at either side for attachment. Used by a female secret society. Condition: Surface wear; missing pigment. Holes in face at lower left and in one eye.