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Ibo (Igbo) people Eastern plateaus, Nigeria
Painted mask with headdress late 19th-early 20th century Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: sculptures, costumes, wood, red, indigo and black pigments, kaolin, string carving
Dimensions: 71.2 h x 17.0 w x 21.9 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1973
Accession No: NGA 73.836
Subject: African art
  • sold at auction, Hotel Druot, Paris, 1973;
  • when bought by the Australian National Gallery, Canberra, December 1973