Bundu / Sande Society Mask, Dance Headdress with Capelet


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    Basic Information

    Artifact Identification Bundu / Sande Society Mask, Dance Headdress with Capelet   (2000.18.0001A)
    1. Communication Artifacts
    2. :
    3. Ceremonial Artifacts
    4. :
    5. Religious Objects
    Artist/Maker None
    Geographic Location
    Period/Date 19th - 20th century CE
    Culture Mende
    Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

    Physical Analysis

    Dimension 1 (Height) 44.9 cm
    Dimension 2 (Depth) 23.7 cm
    Dimension 3 (Width) 21.3 cm
    Weight 1235 g
    Measuring Remarks Measurements don't include hair/raffia dangles. Weight includes bag of styrofoam peanuts used as support.
    Materials Animal--Hair, Plant--Raffia, Varnish--Lacquer, Plant--Wood
    Manufacturing Processes Carved, Drilling, Lacquering, Plaiting
    Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Reddish Brown (2.5YR 2/2) - Base. Black (N 1/ 1.2% R) - Hair.

    Research Remarks

    Published Description N/A
    Description N/A

    Spurlock Collection: 1971.13.0018, 1971.13.0019, 1972.28.0001, 2000.18.0001A/B, 2013.04.0017

    Bibliography N/A

    Artifact History

    Archaeological Data N/A
    Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Michaela and Israel Samuelly
    Reproduction No
    Reproduction Information N/A

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