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Mbuya Boy's Initiation Mask

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Artist Unknown (Pende)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Mbuya Boy's Initiation Mask, Artist Unknown (Pende)
: A Pende Mbuya from Zaire
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Polychromed wood
Size: 51 x 13 1/4 x 11 7/8 in. (129.5 cm in height)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Pende, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 19th century
Physical Description: Mbuye Boy's Initiation Mask; wood with polychrome of terracotta; H.51 in., white, black and terracotta.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 76.4
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009