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Owl Mask

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Artist Unknown (Bembe)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Owl Mask, Artist Unknown (Bembe)
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Wood, pigment
Size: 16-11/16 x 7-3/8 x 3-3/16 in. (42.4 x 18.7 x 8.1 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Bembe, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: "FC5709", in white, top edge on back
Physical Description: squared-off jawline; coffee-bean eyes in enormous light-colored sockets; thin nose; pursed lips; 2 light and one red triangle on chin
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of David and Sara Lieberman
Accession Number: 2001.198.4
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009