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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
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style blacksmith-carver
2016.56CCCC0
Pair of Masks
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168©
Mask
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168.1©
Mask
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
1975.168.2©
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
Headdress (Ẹpa)
Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (Nigerian, c. 1885–1975)
1991.165©
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1975.152CCCC0
Mask (wan-balinga)
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Mossi-style blacksmith-carver
2014.1CCCC0
Headdress (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1965.325CCCC0
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-style 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
Serpent Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Baga-style maker
1960.37CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1972.331CCCC0
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, possibly Yaure-style carver
1971.296CCCC0
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style maker
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-style maker
1971.289©
Mask (Omono or Tana Wurum Bogoro)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1975.151CCCC0
Headdress (Zigiren-Wɔndɛ)
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, Baga-style carver
1964.376CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Mano-style carver
1953.457CCCC0
Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Idoma-style carver
1964.444CCCC0
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1969.8CCCC0
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
Mask (n'tomo)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style or Malinke-style blacksmith-carver
1994.14©
Female Mask (Gambanda or Kambanda)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Pende-style maker
2008.150CCCC0
Face Mask
attributed to Sabariko Koné (Senufo, d. c. 1950)
1989.48©
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
2016.10CCCC0
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1978.27©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
1971.66CCCC0
Face Mask with Female Figure (satimbe)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1960.169CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1972.336CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
1973.222©
Helmet
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1969.5CCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ibibio-style maker
1975.160©
Male Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d’Ivoire, Baule-style carver
1972.341©
Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Pende (Eastern), 20th century
1976.179©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Nafana-style maker
1969.119©
Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Punu-style carver
1972.329©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yorùbá
1972.327©
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307CCCC0
Headdress Mask: Buffalo
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke-style maker
1972.340©
Dance Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.352©
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1977.191©
Head
Africa, West Africa, Liberia or Côte d'Ivoire, Dan-style or We-style maker
1973.218©
Hornbill Mask
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1973.217©
Egúngún Masquerade Dance Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1976.187CCCC0
Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1976.188CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamum Kingdom, Bamum-style maker
1967.151CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Mende-style maker
1971.293©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style maker
1971.291©
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-style blacksmith-carver
1962.353CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1971.292©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1921.1531©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style maker
1953.456CCCC0
Antelope Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Kurumba-style maker
1964.38©
Bark-Cloth Mask
Africa, Southern Africa, Zambia, Chokwe-style or Chokwe-related maker
1967.279©
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
Ram Mask (Bolo)
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
Pair of Masks
Duga of Mẹkọ (Nigerian, Yorùbá peoples, 1880–1960)
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 (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
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©
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
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 (chi wara)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
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 (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-style 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
Serpent Headdress
Africa, West Africa, Guinea, possibly Baga-style maker
1960.37Wood (Nauclea pobeguinii) and paintOverall: 148 cm (58 1/4 in.)The Norweb CollectionCCCC0
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
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
Mask (Kifwebe)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Songye-style maker
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-style maker
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
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
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
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 (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka-style carver
1969.8Wood, raffia, paint, and cottonOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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
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©
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
Face Mask
attributed to Sabariko Koné (Senufo, d. c. 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 Fund©
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
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
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo or Angola, Chokwe-style maker
1978.27Wood, reeds, plant fiber, burlap, natural fiber (possibly cotton), and colorantOverall: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, possibly Kom-style maker
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
Face Mask with Female Figure (satimbe)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1960.169Wood and organic materialsOverall: 111.1 cm (43 3/4 in.)James Albert and Mary Gardiner Ford Memorial FundCCCC0
Helmet Mask
Western Sudan, Ivory Coast, Senufo, 20th century
1972.336WoodOverall: 122 cm (48 1/16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Igbo-style maker
1973.222Wood, paint, and plant fiberOverall: 56.5 cm (22 1/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Helmet
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
1969.5Wood and paintOverall: 62.9 cm (24 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Ibibio-style maker
1975.160Wood, pigment, plant fiber, and metalOverall: 49.5 cm (19 1/2 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
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
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Nafana-style maker
1969.119Wood, paint, and plant fiberOverall: 138.4 x 63.5 cm (54 1/2 x 25 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Gabon, Punu-style carver
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©
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
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
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Bamana-style blacksmith-carver
1962.352WoodOverall: 47.6 cm (18 3/4 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Face Mask
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire or Liberia, Dan-style maker
1977.191Wood and colorantOverall: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Head
Africa, West Africa, Liberia or Côte d'Ivoire, Dan-style or We-style maker
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
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon-style blacksmith-carver
1973.217Wood, colorant, organic material, and seeds (Abrus precatorius)Overall: 68.6 cm (27 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Egúngún Masquerade Dance Costume
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
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-style maker
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
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Bamum Kingdom, Bamum-style maker
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
Helmet Mask
Africa, West Africa, Sierra Leone, Mende-style maker
1971.293Wood and paintOverall: 47 cm (18 1/2 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Bobo-style maker
1971.291Wood, colorant, and cordOverall: 86.4 cm (34 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-style blacksmith-carver
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
Africa, West Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, Senufo-style carver
1971.292WoodOverall: 68.3 cm (26 7/8 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Mask
Africa, West Africa, Nigeria, Yorùbá-style maker
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, West Africa, Liberia, Dan-style maker
1953.456WoodOverall: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 in.)The Harold T. Clark Educational Extension FundCCCC0
Antelope Mask
Africa, West Africa, Burkina Faso, Kurumba-style maker
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©
Bark-Cloth Mask
Africa, Southern Africa, Zambia, Chokwe-style or Chokwe-related maker
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©