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Artist Unknown (Dan)


20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Mask, Artist Unknown (Dan)
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, metal, thread, ivory, pigment, cloth
Size: 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 3 in. (29.2 x 21.6 x 7.6 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Liberia, West Africa region
Culture: Dan, Africa, Liberia, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Stickers 3 stickers: [11], on round white sticker, and [SH2/-/B], on round purple sticker, both on back at center, on top of sticker with blue border
Physical Description: Flat face; narrow eyes with proper right eye in white and proper left eye and cheek in terra cotta color; metal rods for teeth; beard and moustache braided and twisted brown and tan threads; metal bell and 2 ivory 'teeth' at center of beard
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Tony and Helen Berlant
Accession Number: 98.250.2
Added to Site: February 28, 2009