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Rabbit Mask (walu)

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The meaning of Dogon masquerades and masks has been open to much speculation. There are more than seventy-eight different Dogon mask types, ranging from animals and humans to abstract configurations. This rabbit mask is among several types of Dogon masks that represent animals of the hunt. In...

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Geneviève McMillan (b. 1922 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA; 2008, to the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; 2009, gift of the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

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Gift of Geneviève McMillan in memory of Reba Stewart

African, Mali, Dogon peoples, 20th century

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Overall: 36 x 16.5 x 13 cm (14 3/16 x 6 1/2 x 5 1/8 in.)

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wood, paint, metal


Africa and Oceania