Dance Mask

2008.06.0001

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Dance Mask   (2008.06.0001)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Holiday Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Nigeria, Plateau State
Period/Date N/A
Culture Angas, Ngass

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 33 cm
Dimension 2 (Length) 23 cm
Dimension 3 (Diameter) 19 cm
Weight 948 g
Measuring Remarks “Largest Dimension” is length of front of mask; “Second Largest Dimension” is length of back of mask.
Materials Plant--Raffia, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Plant--Seed, Animal--Hair?
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Beaded
Munsell Color Information N/A

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

African Accumulative Sculpture: Power and Display The Pace Gallery September 21-October 19, 1974 Object #26. No Collection provided. British Museum, London, UK AOA Ethno 1981.Af8.1 Museum of Natural History, New York African Ethnographic Collection Catalog No. 90.2/3903 Accession No. 1962-41

Bibliography N/A

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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