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Type: Mask (64)
Type: Mask (64)
Bush Buffalo Mask
Africa, Western Sudan, possibly Bwa people, early-mid 20th century
1969.2CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Kuba, mid-late 19th century
1935.304CCCC0
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Ejagham, early 20th century
1990.23CCCC0
Ram Mask (Bolo)
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo people
2016.56CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Africa, Mali, Bamana, possibly early to mid 20th century
2011.196CCCC0
Mask (ndeemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Yaka carver
1969.8CCCC0
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Mossi people
2014.1CCCC0
Helmet
Africa, Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Senufo, early-mid 20th century
1975.152CCCC0
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3©
Mask (mwana pwo)
Africa, Central Africa, Angola or Democratic Republic of Congo, Chokwe carver
1978.27©
Headdress (chi wara)
Mali, Bamana blacksmith
1965.325CCCC0
Mask (hemba)
Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of Congo, Suku carver
2010.450CCCC0
Female Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, early-mid 20th century
1974.203CCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Dan, possibly early 20th century
1972.331CCCC0
Serpent Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Baga, late 19th-early 20th century
1960.37CCCC0
Headdress (Ẹpa)
Moshood Olusomo Bámigbóyè (Nigerian, c. 1885-1975)
1991.165©
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 maker
1985.1082CCCC0
Mask (Kanaga)
Africa, West Africa, Mali, Dogon peoples
1971.289©
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast or Liberia, Wè, early 20th century
1971.294CCCC0
Face Mask
Western Sudan. Mali, Dogon, early 20th century
1975.151CCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, possibly Yaure, early 20th century
1971.296CCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, late 19th-early 20th century
1975.155CCCC0
Bust Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, Baga, early 20th century
1964.376CCCC0
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Idoma, early 20th century
1964.444CCCC0
Face Mask
Guinea Coast, Liberia, Mano people, early 20th century
1953.457CCCC0
Face Mask
Western Sudan, Mali, Malinke, 20th century
1994.14©
Face Mask (Iru mmuo)
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Igbo people
2016.10CCCC0
Face Mask
attributed to Sabariko Koné (Senufo, d. ca. 1950)
1989.48CCCC0
Plank Mask
Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Bembe, possibly early 20th century
2006.116CCCC0
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
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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria,Yoruba people, late 19th-early 20th century
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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
1972.341©
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
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke 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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1976.187CCCC0
Costume
Guinea Coast, Nigeria, Yoruba, 20th century
1976.188CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Equatorial Africa, Cameroon, Bamum, early 20th century
1967.151CCCC0
Helmet Mask
Guinea Coast, Sierra Leone, Mende, 20th century
1971.293©
Mask
Western Sudan, Burkina Faso, Bobo, mid 20th century
1971.291©
Antelope Headdress
Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, early 20th century
1962.307CCCC0
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, Western Sudan, Mali, Bamana, 20th century
1962.353CCCC0
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
1953.456CCCC0
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
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. WhiteCCCC0
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 FundCCCC0
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. FundCCCC0
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 FundCCCC0
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
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 FundCCCC0
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. WhiteCCCC0
Headdress
Guinea Coast, Guinea, possibly Landuma, early 20th century
1969.3Wood and natural fibersOverall: 76.2 cm (30 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
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©
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
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
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. WhiteCCCC0
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. 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
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©
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 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©
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. WhiteCCCC0
Face Mask
Western Sudan. Mali, Dogon, early 20th century
1975.151Wood and paintOverall: 91.5 cm (36 in.)Gift of Katherine C. WhiteCCCC0
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. WhiteCCCC0
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. HahnCCCC0
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 FundCCCC0
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 FundCCCC0
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 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
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. FundCCCC0
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
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
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©
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
Guinea Coast, Ivory Coast, Baule, 20th century
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
Guinea Coast, Nigeria or Republic of Benin, Yoruba, 20th century
1972.327WoodOverall: 40.7 cm (16 in.)Gift of Katherine C. White©
Bushcow Mask
Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon, Grassfields region, Bamileke 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
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. WhiteCCCC0
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. 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
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©
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
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, 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. WhiteCCCC0
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 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©