Face Mask with Headdress


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Artifact Identification Face Mask with Headdress   (1990.10.0105A)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Holiday Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 19th – 20th century CE
Culture Dan
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 67.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 42.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 30.0 cm
Weight 1,279 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Stain, Metal, Plant, Animal--Hair, Plastic, Textile
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Incising, Staining, Sewing, Plaiting, Tanning, Weaving, Piercing
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

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

Fischer and Himmelheber, The Arts of the Dan in West Africa.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Drs. Albert V. and Marguerite Carozzi
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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