FMNH 210115.nosub[1]

  • 210115: wood, paint, cloth mask
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    Description: wood, paint, cloth mask
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Chicago Natural History Museum - Ethnology | 22-12 | ENT | Provenience: Nigeria | People or Culture: Yoruba | Object: Mask-Headdress (used in Gelede cult) | Material: Wood, carved and painted, with cloth apron. | Description: Hat-like mask, representing a humanoid face, with representation of a snake curved around head. Head and parts of eyes are black, snake is gold, face is pink. Cloth tan. | Dimensions: (in cm.) Length (chin to occiput) 26; width at base 14.5, Ht. base to top of snake 20. | Collection: W. R. Bascom, purchased Accra, 1944 [LEFT MARGIN] A | 210115 | Field No. Bascom 495 | Neg. No. | Acc. 2615
Catalog Number: 210115.nosub[1]
Description: mask
Materials: wood, paint, cloth
Cultural Attribution: Yoruba
Accession Number: [2615] W. R. Bascom (Gift)
Accession Year: 1957
Collector/Source: William R. Bascom, William R. Bascom
EMu IRN: 1115351
GUID: 364aedb9-03d0-41af-b8a3-bbd9d98f1ae3

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