FMNH 83008.nosub[1]

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    Scanner: Aidan Hercules : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology
    Transcriber: Julia W. Kennedy : Field Museum of Natural History - Anthropology Collections
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    Description: scan of catalog card [FRONT] [MAIN BODY] Field Museum of Natural History - Ethnology | 22-13 | Provenience: West Africa, Nigeria | People or Culture: Yoruba | Object: Gelede? Society masquerade costume | Material: Wood, paints, cloth strips, iron | Description: A.- Naturalistic carved solid hardwood head face painted dark reddish brown with linear, vertical, cheek and horizontal temple scarifications painted white. Black painted hair carved in ridges in 5 sections, a rusted iron loop for hanging near upper back of head. (OVER) | Dimensions: (in cm.) A. (head)- H.=24.0; W.=17.0; Depth=21.0 B. (fabric strips) -approx. L.=133.0 | Collection: Gift of Marjorie and Charles Benton- 6/14/86. Collected by Marjorie and Charles Benton- 6/14/86. [LEFT MARGIN] A | 83003. A. - B. | Field No. | Neg. No. | Acc. 3641 [BACK] 83008. A.-B. | B.- Collar of costume dark yellow background floral with 6 flaps bordered in white, strips of several different fabrics (many white bordered) also netting, hang down. Dirty beige woven fabric with thin dark blue stripes covers body. | [ILLUSTRATION] DHPc
Catalog Number: 83008.nosub[1]
Description: mask
Materials: wood, paint, cloth, metal; iron
Cultural Attribution: Yoruba
Accession Number: [3641] Benton, Marjorie and Charles - Collection of (Gift)
Accession Year: 1984
Collector/Source: Benton, Marjorie and Charles - Collection of
EMu IRN: 1314296
GUID: ec466921-7cdb-4cd1-afac-0f6e45439a8e

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