FMNH 167883.nosub{3}

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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | [Field Museum Subject Code written in red] 22-50 | Provenience: Sierra Leone, Port Loko | People or Culture: Mende | Object: Mask | Material: Cloth, plant fiber, cowry shells, leather, wool, wood, reed, mirrors, metal | Description: Circular 3-dimensional made of vertical cloth strips stretched over reed in black, rust and sand. Small rectangular mirror with red, black, and red band below. Small round mirror eye flap. Eight leather "ear"-like projections attached at base. Top and bottom circular strip of double cypraea annulum shells topped with round strip of red, dark blue and beige string. Ruff of light brown raffia. | Dimensions (in cm.): H: 20.3cm; D: 32cm; W: 72cm | Collection: Collected by Robert Hornell, 1973; Gift of the collector, 8/3/90 | [LEFT MARGIN] A | 167883 | ENT | Field No. | Neg. No. | Acc. 3778 | [BACK] [ILLUSTRATION] [ILLUSTRATION NOTATION] Mirror | Mirror | Mirror | Shell detail | DIPc |
Catalog Number: 167883.nosub{3}
Description: mask
Materials: cloth, leather, vegetal fiber, shell; cowrie, wool, wood, reed, mirror, metal
Cultural Attribution: Mende
Accession Number: [3778] Horrell, Robert and Mrs. (Gift)
Accession Year: 1990
City/Town: Port Loko
Collector/Source: Horrell, Robert and Mrs., Robert Horrell
EMu IRN: 1071192
GUID: 26b72be5-a477-4f2f-b0dd-57ef1b2242e7

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