Yorùbá. <em>Gelede Mask</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 12 in.  (29.8 x 23.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.227. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.227_PS2.jpg)

Gelede Mask


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 11 3/4 x 9 1/4 x 12 in. (29.8 x 23.5 x 30.5 cm)



Accession Number: 22.227

Image: 22.227_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Mask with large elaborate headtie painted in many layers of yellow, blue, red, green, brown, and black. Nostrils pierced for wearer to see through. Condition is fair. Paint raised and cracked.

Brooklyn Museum