Gelede Society Mask


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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Gelede Society Mask   (1972.07.0014)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Status Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Yoruba, Gelede Society

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 26.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 20.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 18.9 cm
Weight 1426 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Grayish Red (7.5 R 4/6) -ns White ( 7.5 YR 9/1) -ns Black ( N 1.75/) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Drewal, Henry and Margaret Thompson Drewal. Gelede. Bloomington: Indiana Univeristy, 1989 (?).

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Norman and Carole Thomas
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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