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Sande mask


Artist Unknown


second quarter of 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
Sande mask, Artist Unknown
Initiation mask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Ceremonial Objects | Wood, raffia
Size: 13 x 8 x 8 in. (33.0 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Sierra Leone, West Africa region
Culture: Mende culture, Africa, Sierra Leone, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Mende Society Mask, wood and raffia, Mende Tribe, Sierra Leone, Africa, XIX c. Msmt.s of helmet only. *Med.Raffia ?- Poss. Human Hair!
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 72.69.1
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009