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Ibo (Igbo) people Afikpo area, eastern plateaus, Nigeria
Mma ji: "yam knife" mask [Mask, yam festival Yam festival mask] late 19th, early 20th centuries Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: sculptures, costumes, wood, fibre, string, pigments (white, black and red ochre) carving, paint
Primary Insc: white adhesive sticker: "95"
Dimensions: 32.7 h x 11.1 w x 16.2 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.251
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York