Elephant Mask

1985.16.0001

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Elephant Mask   (1985.16.0001)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, Central, Cameroon
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Bamileke

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 125.3 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 57.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 21.5 cm
Weight N/A
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Textile, Glass
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Sewing, Beaded
Munsell Color Information Blackish Blue (5B 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Foss, Perkins. “[article],” African Arts, 9: 2. Gebauer, Paul. Art of Cameroon. Oregon: Portland Art Museum, 1979. Huet. Dance, Art and Ritual of Africa. 1978. Northern, Tamara. The Sign of the Leopard: Beaded Art of Cameroon. Storrs: University of Connecticut, 1975. pp. 68, 164.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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