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Ngady Mwaash Mask

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Artist Unknown (Bushoong)

Date

20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Ngady Mwaash Mask, Artist Unknown (Bushoong)
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Wood, cloth, cowrie shells, beads, pigment, plant fibers
Size: 16 x 6-7/8 x 6-7/16 in. (40.6 x 17.5 x 16.4 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Bushoong, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: "FX96303", in white, at PR temple
Physical Description: small face with wide slit eyes; face decorated with white, tan and brown lines and triangles; cloth band with shells down center of face; blue and red cloth at top of head decorated with shells and beads
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of David and Sara Lieberman
Accession Number: 2001.198.17
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009