Medium: Wood, rattan, pigment
Dates:late 19th century
Dimensions: 33 x 14 3/16 x 14 3/16 in. (83.8 x 36 x 36 cm)
Museum Location: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
Accession Number: 73.36
Catalogue Description: Funerary headdress. The carved head of blackened wood, decorated by an ochre pigment decoration, rests on a wood neck-base. This base is covered by basketry weavings. The forms of the face are flat in character and are marked contrast to the undulating lines of the headdress.