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Catalog Number 1976.1.16
Accession number 1976.1
Object Name Mask
Description Helmet mask. Double featured, faces on opposite sides. Raised braid design with 2 large cylindrical forms on top. Bulbous cheeks. Carved, open, upward turned mouth. Large nose and bulging eyes under protruding forehead, supporting open coiffure. Remnants of white paint around eyes.
Dimensions L-15 Dia-11 Cir-36 inches
Collection African Art Collection
Subjects Africa--Social life and customs.
Africa.
Art
Cameroon
Ceremonial objects
Helmet
Masks
Wood carving
Wood-carving--Africa--Exhibitions.