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Horned Forest Spirit Mask

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Artist Unknown (Kuba)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Horned Forest Spirit Mask, Artist Unknown (Kuba)
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Wood, cloth, copper, pigment, plant fibers
Size: 9 x 9-3/16 x 17-1/4 in. (22.9 x 23.3 x 43.8 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Kuba, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: "FC9447", in white, on back at chin
Physical Description: large copper eyes and copper lips; wide nose with large nostrils; 6 white triangles on forehead; white and black lines on cheeks; long curved horns; cloth on back
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of David and Sara Lieberman
Accession Number: 2001.198.16
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009