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Mask

Artist

Artist Unknown

Date

1920-1930

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
Mask, Artist Unknown
Mwana Pwo Mask: Gallery Label - Current
: Art and the Life Cycle
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Medium: Ceremonial Objects | Wood, vegetable fiber, glass beads, metal
Size: 7 1/4 in. (18.42 cm) (mask)10 1/2 x 10 1/2 in. (26.67 x 26.67 cm) (headdress)
Creation Place: Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Culture: Chokwe Culture, Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa region
Style: 20th century, Moxico School, Angola, Africa
Physical Description: Mask, Chokwe, Mwana Pwo, about 1910. Wood, braided and netted raffia headdress, white beads. mask, H.7-1/4 in. Headdress H.10-1/2 x W.10-1/2 in. Masoji-scarification marks in form of tears below each eye. Tshingelyengelye-cruciform mark with circular term
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Putnam Dana McMillan Fund
Accession Number: 86.16
Artist: Artist Unknown
Role: Artist
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009