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Mbambi Mask

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Artist Unknown (Pende)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Mbambi Mask, Artist Unknown (Pende)
Mbambi Mask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, pigment, raffia
Size: 19 x 10 x 4 in. (48.3 x 25.4 x 10.2 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Pende, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscription [FX980258], in white paint, on left side of mask on back
Physical Description: red face, white nose and mouth and long horns on top of head; raffia around sides of head and chin
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Robert C. Winton Fund
Accession Number: 98.153
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009