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YORUBA people, Gelede Society south-western region, Nigeria
Mask for the Gelede Society mid 20th century? Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: sculptures, costumes, wood, red ochre and kaolin carving
Primary Insc: masking tape on inside of headdress: #1. In biro on green felt base of stand: "S8 MD4"
Dimensions: 57.4 h x 39.0 w x 29.9 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1976
Accession No: NGA 76.334
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York