Medium: Wood, pigment
Dates:late 19th-early 20th century
Dimensions: 9 3/4 x 6 x 3 in. (24.8 x 15.2 x 7.6 cm)
Museum Location: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
Accession Number: 80.244
Catalogue Description: Oval shaped with full lips that are arched, delicate nose with slightly flared nostrils, and coffee bean shaped slit eyes. Forehead is rounded and has a median ridge. Eyes are rimmed in thin line of white pigment that extends to bridge of nose. The rim of the mask is pierced for attachments. The entire surface has a deep rich brown glossy patina. The entire surface has a deep rich brown glossy patina. Condition: Very good. Surface erosion, particularly on forehead area and on rim as a result of wear and use. There are 4 small openings in upper lip where metal teeth (no longer present) were inserted; the fifth opening on right still has the tooth.