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Type: Mask (64)
Type: Mask (64)
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2CCCC0
Mask (Bwoom)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba-style carver
1935.304CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ejagham-style maker
1990.23CCCC0
Entertainment Mask (Bolo): Ram
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style blacksmith-carver
2016.56CCCC0
Mask (Kple Kple or Kouassi Gbe)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1975.155CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
2011.196CCCC0
Mask (wan-balinga)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mossi-style blacksmith-carver
2014.1CCCC0
Headdress (Ẹpa)
Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (Nigerian, c. 1885-1975)
1991.165©
Headdress (chi wara)
Mali, Bamana blacksmith
1965.325CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1975.152CCCC0
Helmet Mask (tönköngba or tabakän)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Landuma-style carver
1969.3©
Mask (hemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Suku carver
2010.450CCCC0
Portrait Mask (mblo)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1974.203CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1972.331CCCC0
Serpent Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Baga, late 19th-early 20th century
1960.37CCCC0
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye peoples
1972.2©
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082CCCC0
Mask (Kanaga)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon peoples
1971.289©
Mask (Omono or Tana Wurum Bogoro)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1975.151CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Yaure-style carver
1971.296CCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Idoma-style carver
1964.444CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14©
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka carver
1969.8CCCC0
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2016.10CCCC0
Face Mask
attributed to Sabariko Koné (Senufo, d. ca. 1950)
1989.48CCCC0
Mask (emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
2004.84CCCC0
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150CCCC0
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo, Chokwe carver
1978.27©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, early-mid 20th century
1960.169CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom, early 20th century
1971.66CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1972.336CCCC0
Mask
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo, 20th century
1973.222©
Helmet
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1969.5CCCC0
Mask
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ibibio, 20th century
1975.160©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179©
Male Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1972.341©
Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Nafana, 20th century
1969.119©
Mask
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, 20th century
1972.329©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yorùbá
1972.327©
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340©
Dance Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, 2nd quarter 20th century
1962.352©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan, 20th century
1977.191©
Head
Guinea Coast, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan or We, 20th century
1973.218©
Hornbill Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, 20th century
1973.217©
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1976.187CCCC0
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1976.188CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bamum, early 20th century
1967.151CCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Mende, 20th century
1971.293©
Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo, mid 20th century
1971.291©
Pair of Masks
Duga of Meko, Nigeria (Yoruba people)
1975.168©
Mask
Duga of Meko, Nigeria (Yoruba people)
1975.168.1©
Mask
Duga of Meko, Nigeria (Yoruba people)
1975.168.2©
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1969.4©
Cow Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, early 20th century
1975.161©
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1974.206©
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana blacksmith
1962.353CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1971.292©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1921.1531©
Mask
Africa, Guinea Coast, Liberia, Dan, 20th century
1953.456CCCC0
Bark-Cloth Mask
Africa, Zambia, Chokwe or Chokwe-related peoples, 20th century
1967.279©
Antelope Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Kurumba, mid-20th century
1964.38©
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Buffalo Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, possibly Bwa-style maker
1969.2Wood, plant fibers, paint, and ironOverall: 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask (Bwoom)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kuba-style carver
1935.304Wood and paintOverall: 43.3 x 31.2 x 28.3 cm (17 1/16 x 12 5/16 x 11 1/8 in.)James Albert Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ejagham-style maker
1990.23Wood, rawhide, cane, paint, bone or ivory, natural fiber, and metalOverall: 67.3 x 43.2 x 43.2 cm (26 1/2 x 17 x 17 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Entertainment Mask (Bolo): Ram
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style blacksmith-carver
2016.56Wood and paintOverall: 45 x 36 x 36 cm (17 11/16 x 14 3/16 x 14 3/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Mask (Kple Kple or Kouassi Gbe)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1975.155Wood, resin, and paintOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
2011.196Wood and organic materialsOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Mask (wan-balinga)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mossi-style blacksmith-carver
2014.1Wood and paintOverall: 34 x 14 x 14 cm (13 3/8 x 5 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Headdress (Ẹpa)
Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (Nigerian, c. 1885-1975)
1991.165Wood and paintOverall: 137.2 cm (54 in.)John L. Severance Fund and Gift of Mary Price©
Headdress (chi wara)
Mali, Bamana blacksmith
1965.325Wood, cowrie shells, glass beads, possibly aluminum, iron alloy, upholstery studs, and natural fibersOverall: 44.5 x 66 cm (17 1/2 x 26 in.)Gift of Mrs. Ralph M. Coe in memory of Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1975.152Wood, upholstery studs, and colorantOverall: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Helmet Mask (tönköngba or tabakän)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Landuma-style carver
1969.3Wood and natural fibersOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask (hemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Suku carver
2010.450Wood, reed, paint, and metalOverall: 50 x 25 x 27.2 cm (19 11/16 x 9 13/16 x 10 11/16 in.)René and Odette Delenne Collection, Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Portrait Mask (mblo)
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1974.203Wood and paintOverall: 41.2 cm (16 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Wè-style carver
1971.294Wood, boar tusks, pelt, cloth, human hair, probably aluminum, reeds, iron alloy, copper alloy, plant fiber, and paintOverall: 38.1 cm (15 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1972.331Wood, metal, leather, and organic materialsOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Serpent Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Baga, late 19th-early 20th century
1960.37Wood (Nauclea pobeguinii) and paintOverall: 148 cm (58 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye peoples
1972.2Wood and paintOverall: 71.2 cm (28 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Mask (mbap mteng): Elephant (aka)
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1985.1082Cotton, burlap, glass beads, twine, leather, and woodOverall: 139.7 x 50.8 x 19.1 cm (55 x 20 x 7 1/2 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Mask (Kanaga)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon peoples
1971.289Wood, paint, leather, human hair, plant fiber, and metalOverall: 94 cm (37 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask (Omono or Tana Wurum Bogoro)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1975.151Wood and paintOverall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Yaure-style carver
1971.296Wood, paint, and colorantOverall: 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376Wood, glass beads, upholstery studs, and natural fiberOverall: 52.1 x 15.6 cm (20 1/2 x 6 1/8 in.)Gift of Edgar A. HahnCCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Idoma-style carver
1964.444Wood, human hair, paint, and possibly kaolinOverall: 20.4 x 17.8 x 16.2 cm (8 1/16 x 7 x 6 3/8 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457Wood, copper alloy, plant fiber, cloth, rawhide or leather, teeth, seeds, resin, synthetic material, iron, and glass beadsOverall: 28 x 15.2 cm (11 x 6 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14Wood, aluminum, copper alloy, animal hair, and steelOverall: 62.2 x 23 x 15.3 cm (24 1/2 x 9 1/16 x 6 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings Fund©
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka carver
1969.8Wood, raffia, paint, and cottonOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2016.10Wood, pigment, plant fiber, and cottonOverall: 16.9 x 11 x 6 cm (6 5/8 x 4 5/16 x 2 3/8 in.)Gift of Kim SherwinCCCC0
Face Mask
attributed to Sabariko Koné (Senufo, d. ca. 1950)
1989.48Wood, upholstery studs, resin, and paintOverall: 31.6 x 16.7 x 11.4 cm (12 7/16 x 6 9/16 x 4 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mask (emangungu)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Bembe-style maker
2006.116Wood, kaolin, colorant, and ironOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
2004.84Wood and probably resinOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150Wood, plant fiber, and colorantOverall: 27 x 22 x 28.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 11/16 x 11 1/4 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo, Chokwe carver
1978.27Wood, reeds, plant fiber, burlap, natural fiber (possibly cotton), and colorantOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, early-mid 20th century
1960.169Wood and organic materialsOverall: 111.1 cm (43 3/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom, early 20th century
1971.66Wood, paint, organic material, and iron alloyOverall: 33 x 63.5 x 41.9 cm (13 x 25 x 16 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1972.336WoodOverall: 122 cm (48 1/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo, 20th century
1973.222Wood, paint, and plant fiberOverall: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1969.5Wood and paintOverall: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ibibio, 20th century
1975.160Wood, pigment, plant fiber, and metalOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179Wood and colorantOverall: 26.1 cm (10 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Male Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1972.341WoodOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Nafana, 20th century
1969.119Wood, paint, and plant fiberOverall: 138.4 x 63.5 cm (54 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, 20th century
1972.329Wood, kaolin, and paintOverall: 38.2 cm (15 1/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yorùbá
1972.327WoodOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340Wood and colorantOverall: 55.9 cm (22 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Dance Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, 2nd quarter 20th century
1962.352WoodOverall: 47.6 cm (18 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan, 20th century
1977.191Wood and colorantOverall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Head
Guinea Coast, Liberia or Ivory Coast, Dan or We, 20th century
1973.218Wood, glass beads, organic material, plant fiber, and cowrie shellsOverall: 38.8 cm (15 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Hornbill Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, 20th century
1973.217Wood, colorant, organic material, and seeds (Abrus precatorius)Overall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1976.187Cotton, velvet, flannel, dye, faux fur, leather, cowrie shellsOverall: 167.6 x 66 x 40.6 cm (66 x 26 x 16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1976.188Cotton, velvet, flannel, leather, dye, probably wood, cowrie shells, metalOverall: 152.4 x 58.4 x 40.6 cm (60 x 23 x 16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bamum, early 20th century
1967.151Wood, kaolin, and organic materialsOverall: 57.2 cm (22 1/2 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William D. Wixom in memory of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph M. CoeCCCC0
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307Wood, metal, glass beads, seashells, string, and probably tarOverall: 45.2 x 4.8 x 12.4 cm (17 13/16 x 1 7/8 x 4 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Mende, 20th century
1971.293Wood and paintOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo, mid 20th century
1971.291Wood, colorant, and cordOverall: 86.4 cm (34 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Pair of Masks
Duga of Meko, Nigeria (Yoruba people)
1975.168Wood and paintPart 1: 77.7 cm (30 9/16 in.); Part 2: 86 cm (33 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1969.4Wood, colorant, and plant fibersOverall: 26.8 cm (10 9/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Cow Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, early 20th century
1975.161Wood and colorantOverall: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1974.206Wood and paintOverall: 35.5 cm (14 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana blacksmith
1962.353Wood and ironOverall: 33.7 x 48.3 x 13.8 cm (13 1/4 x 19 x 5 7/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1971.292WoodOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá peoples
1921.1531Wood and paintOverall: 17.8 x 26.8 x 23 cm (7 x 10 9/16 x 9 1/16 in.)Gift of W. A. Price©
Mask
Africa, Guinea Coast, Liberia, Dan, 20th century
1953.456WoodOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Bark-Cloth Mask
Africa, Zambia, Chokwe or Chokwe-related peoples, 20th century
1967.279Bark cloth, wood, colorant, plant fibersOverall: 48.3 x 24.3 cm (19 x 9 9/16 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension Fund©
Antelope Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Kurumba, mid-20th century
1964.38Wood and colorantOverall: 151.1 x 19.7 cm (59 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial Fund©