Shifola Mask

1996.19.0001

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Shifola Mask   (1996.19.0001)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Lwalwa

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 30.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 19.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Height) 18.4 cm
Weight 714 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Pigment, Plant--Wood
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Hollowing, Piercing, Staining
Munsell Color Information waived

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda

Cornet, Art of Africa, pl. 93.

Bibliography

Cornet. Art of Africa, pp. 157, 182, pl. 93. Felix, Marc Leo. 100 Peoples of Zaire and Their Sculpture. Brussels: Zaire Basin Art History Research Foundation, 1987. Vogel, Susan. African Esthetics. See C. Roy website Art and Life in Africa http://www.uiowa.edu/~africart/toc/people/Lwalwa.html

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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