Senufo. <em>Mask (Kpeliye'e)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 11 x 8 x 4 1/4 in. (27.9 x 20.3 x 10.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.507. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.507_top_PS5.jpg)

Mask (Kpeliye'e)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 11 x 8 x 4 1/4 in. (27.9 x 20.3 x 10.8 cm)


Accession Number: 22.507

Image: CUR.22.507_top_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden mask probably used for ritual dances of the secret society of the Senufo. Head long and narrow with a variety of extensions on four sides. Thin nose; slit eyes; scars on cheeks and forehead; projecting rectangular mouth. Condition: Good with minor surface abrasions

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