Dance Face Mask


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Artifact Identification Dance Face Mask   (1971.13.0004)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, Mid 20th century
Culture Dan

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Width) 42.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Height) 38.1 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 15.4 cm
Weight 1,763 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Hair, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Pigment--Stain, Metal, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Staining, Piercing, Incising, Hollowing, Stringing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

Fleischman, Jacquelyn N. "Continuity and Control: Art in Some West African Societies," (unpub. catalog, on file)

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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