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Bwani Society Mask

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Artist Unknown (Lega)

Date

19th-20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Wood, kaolin, plant fibers
Size: 13-3/4 x 10-5/8 x 5 in. (34.9 x 27.0 x 12.7 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Lega, Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: ovoid face with pointed chin; sloping forehead; coffee bean eyes; long, pointed nose; ovoid mouth; white pigment overall
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Thomas F. Carroll
Accession Number: 2001.200.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009