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Kanaga style dance mask

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Provenance

1968, acquired in Ouagadougou, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) by Carolyn and Eli Newberger, Boston; 2008, gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger to the MFA. (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger

African, Mali, Dogon peoples, about 1950

Dimensions

Overall: 106.7 x 58.4 x 20.3 cm (42 x 23 x 8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1639

Medium or Technique

Polychromed white and black wood with leather bindings and raffia ruff

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Masks