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  • Mask (mwana pwo)

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    Mask (mwana pwo)

    19th–early 20th century

    Dimensions

    19.05 cm (7 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Wood, fiber, metal, and pigment

    Classification

    Masks

    Accession Number

    1996.379

    Collections
    Africa and Oceania More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Gelede headdress

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    Gelede headdress

    late 19th century

    Master of Anago, Late 19th century

    Dimensions

    41.91 cm (16 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Wood, pigment

    Classification

    Masks

    Accession Number

    1991.1081

    Collections
    Africa and Oceania More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Helmet mask

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    Helmet mask

    late 19th to early 20th century

    Artist Unidentified, African

    Dimensions

    36.19 x 20.8 (width) x 27.3 (depth) cm (14 1/4 x 8 3/16 x 10 3/4 in.)

    Medium

    Wood with black pigment and metal

    Classification

    Masks

    Accession Number

    1992.401

    Collections
    Africa and Oceania More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Mask (deangle)

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    Mask (deangle)

    20th century

    Dimensions

    41.9 cm (16 1/2 in.)

    Medium

    Wood, vegetable fiber, shell

    Classification

    Masks

    Accession Number

    1994.420

    Collections
    Africa and Oceania More Info

    Description

    Multimedia

  • Mask (kifwebe)

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    Mask (kifwebe)

    20th century

    Artist Unidentified, African

    Dimensions

    50.8 cm (20 in.)

    Medium

    Wood, pigment, and hair

    Classification

    Masks

    Accession Number

    1992.409

    Collections
    Africa and Oceania More Info

    Description

    Multimedia