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Type: Mask (64)
Bush Buffalo Mask
Africa, Western Sudan, possibly Bwa people, early-mid 20th century
1969.2©
Helmet Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, mid-late 19th century
1935.304CCCC0
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ejagham, early 20th century
1990.23©
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo people
2016.56©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Mali, Bamana, possibly early to mid 20th century
2011.196©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Mossi people
2014.1©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8©
Helmet
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, early-mid 20th century
1975.152©
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3©
Helmet Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku people
2010.450CCCC0
Female Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, early-mid 20th century
1974.203©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Dan, possibly early 20th century
1972.331©
Serpent Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Baga, late 19th-early 20th century
1960.37CCCC0
Headdress
Bamgboye of Odo-Owa (Nigerian, c. 1895-1978)
1991.165©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1972.2©
Elephant Mask
Africa, Equatorial Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamileke
1985.1082©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
1971.294©
Face Mask
Western Sudan. Mali, Dogon, early 20th century
1975.151©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, possibly Yaure, early 20th century
1971.296©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th-early 20th century
1975.155CCCC0
Bust Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, Baga, early 20th century
1964.376©
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Idoma, early 20th century
1964.444©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
1994.14©
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2016.10©
Plank Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116©
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, mid-late 1800s
2004.84CCCC0
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
2008.150©
Face Mask
carved by Sabarikwo of Ouazumon (African)
1989.48©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, early-mid 20th century
1960.169©
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early-mid 20th century
1965.325©
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom, early 20th century
1971.66CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1972.336©
Mask
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo, 20th century
1973.222©
Helmet
Guinea Coast, Nigeria,Yoruba people, late 19th-early 20th century
1969.5CCCC0
Mask
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ibibio, 20th century
1975.160©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Angola/Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chokwe, 20th century
1978.27©
Male Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1972.341©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179©
Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, 20th century
1971.289©
Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Nafana, 20th century
1969.119©
Mask
Equatorial Africa, Gabon, 20th century
1972.329©
Mask
Guinea Coast, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yoruba, 20th century
1972.327©
Bushcow Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon Bamileke, early 20th century
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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1976.187©
Costume
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1976.188©
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307©
Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo, mid 20th century
1971.291©
Helmet Mask
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Mende, 20th century
1971.293©
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©
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bamum, early 20th century
1967.151CCCC0
Mask
Adugbologe (Nigerian, c. 1940)
1974.206©
Double-Headed Headdress (N'gonzon Koun)
Africa, Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, 20th century
1962.353©
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1971.292©
Mask
Africa, Guinea Coast Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1921.1531©
Mask
Africa, Guinea Coast, Liberia, Dan, 20th century
1953.456©
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
Bush Buffalo Mask
Africa, Western Sudan, possibly Bwa people, early-mid 20th century
1969.2Wood, plant fibers, paint, and ironOverall: 69.8 cm (27 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, mid-late 19th century
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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ejagham, early 20th century
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 Fund©
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo people
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. Fund©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Mali, Bamana, possibly early to mid 20th century
2011.196Wood and organic materialsOverall: 36 cm (14 3/16 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Mossi people
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 Fund©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Yaka, early 20th century
1969.8Wood, raffia, paint, and cottonOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, early-mid 20th century
1975.152Wood, upholstery studs, and colorantOverall: 34.9 cm (13 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3Wood and natural fibersOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Suku people
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
Female Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, early-mid 20th century
1974.203Wood and paintOverall: 41.2 cm (16 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Dan, possibly early 20th century
1972.331Wood, metal, leather, and organic materialsOverall: 22.9 cm (9 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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
Headdress
Bamgboye of Odo-Owa (Nigerian, c. 1895-1978)
1991.165Wood and paintOverall: 137.2 cm (54 in.)John L. Severance Fund and Gift of Mary Price©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Songye, 20th century
1972.2Wood and paintOverall: 71.2 cm (28 1/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund©
Elephant Mask
Africa, Equatorial Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamileke
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 Fund©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
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. White©
Face Mask
Western Sudan. Mali, Dogon, early 20th century
1975.151Wood and paintOverall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, possibly Yaure, early 20th century
1971.296Wood, paint, and colorantOverall: 31.7 cm (12 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th-early 20th century
1975.155Wood, resin, and paintOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Bust Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, Baga, early 20th century
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. Hahn©
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Idoma, early 20th century
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 Fund©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
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 Fund©
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
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©
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 Sherwin©
Plank Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116Wood, colorant, and ironOverall: 46 cm (18 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. Fund©
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, mid-late 1800s
2004.84Wood and probably resinOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende, early 20th century
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. Fund©
Face Mask
carved by Sabarikwo of Ouazumon (African)
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 Fund©
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 Fund©
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early-mid 20th century
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. Coe©
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. White©
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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria,Yoruba people, late 19th-early 20th century
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©
Female Face Mask
Central Africa, Angola/Democratic Republic of the Congo, Chokwe, 20th century
1978.27Wood, reeds, plant fiber, burlap, natural fiber (possibly cotton), and colorantOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Male Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1972.341WoodOverall: 22.9 cm (9 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©
Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Dogon, 20th century
1971.289Wood, paint, leather, human hair, plant fiber, and metalOverall: 94 cm (37 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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yoruba, 20th century
1972.327WoodOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Bushcow Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon Bamileke, early 20th century
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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
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. White©
Costume
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
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. White©
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. 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©
Helmet Mask
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Mende, 20th century
1971.293Wood and paintOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 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©
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
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, Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, 20th century
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. White©
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo
1971.292WoodOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, Guinea Coast Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
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 Fund©
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©