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Hornbill mask


Artist Unknown


early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
Hornbill mask, Artist Unknown
Satimbe Mask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Ceremonial Objects | Wood
Size: 37 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 14 1/4 in. (95.3 x 19.1 x 36.2 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Mali, West Africa region
Culture: Dogon Culture, Africa, Mali, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Square painted mask with cylindrical mouth, spear shaped nose, 10 in. beak protruding from forehead; mask is surmounted by a female figure with bent knees and arms above head holding a vessel on her head
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Accession Number: 95.1
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009