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Mask

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Artist Unknown (Bali or Li, Tikar Group)

Date

19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
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: Three African Masks
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Medium: Sculpture, Mask (Do Not Use) | Wood and pigments
Size: 16 x 12 1/2 in. (40.6 x 31.8 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Cameroon
Culture: Bali or Li, Tikar Group, Africa, Cameroon
Style: 19th century
Inscriptions: Behind PR ear [75215] [Diehl]Behind square in headdress lower PR corner in lead [75215]Behind PL ear [75215 Baly] [L.185/566.A.Diehl]On interior above PL jaw [75215]On interior above PR jaw white sticker [0G59.6 lent by MIA to Toledo Museum of Art
Physical Description: dance maskpossibly Manjong Warrior Society. Helmet type with protruding eyes and high Rameses headdress.
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Miscellaneous Works of Art Purchase Fund
Accession Number: 57.43.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009