Biombo. <em>Tshimwana Mask</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 13 9/16 x 8 5/16 x 7 1/2 in. (34.4 x 21.1 x 19.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Arturo and Paul Peralta-Ramos, 56.6.10. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 56.6.10_PS2.jpg)

Tshimwana Mask


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 13 9/16 x 8 5/16 x 7 1/2 in. (34.4 x 21.1 x 19.1 cm)


Accession Number: 56.6.10

Image: 56.6.10_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
The object is a mask with outlined scrolls and circles on heavy forehead, protruding eyes with slit openings, a projecting circular mouth, checkerboard patterns on cheeks as well as perforations for costume attachment, and red and white pigment in mouth and eye areas.

Brooklyn Museum