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On display on Level 2

SENUFO people, Lo Society north border region, Cote d'Ivoire
Kpelie-yehe ("Kpelie") mask [Mask, with serpentine nose and prominent rounded mouth Mask] late 19th century Description: Mask, with serpentine nose and prominent rounded mouth
Place made: Cote d'Ivoire
Materials & Technique: sculptures, costumes, wood carving
Dimensions: 27.1 h x 14.4 w x 8.5 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.237
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York