Mask (gelede)

Unidentified Yoruba maker


about 1950

Wood and paint

Overall: 6 1/4 × 7 5/8 × 11 13/16 in. (15.9 × 19.3 × 30 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Museum Purchase



Place Made: Benin, Western Africa, Africa


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Research Area


Not on view


Purchased by Professor James W. Fernandez in Abomey, Benin (Dahomey) for Dartmouth College Museum, 1967.

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