Elephant Mask

Bamileke people, Grassfields, Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa

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late 19th-early 20th century

Raffia, cotton, cotton cloth, and glass trade beads

Overall: 39 3/8 x 22 1/16 in. (100 x 56 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Lisa Bradley

181.20.26274

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

Exhibition History

Smith College Museum of Art, Northampton, Massachussets, March 15, 2016-June 30, 2018.

Peoples and Cultures of Africa, Anthropology 44, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29 - December 18, 1994.

Arts Education Services, Peter Smith Studio, Wilson Hall, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire.

African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.

Provenance

"French Source"; Lisa Bradley, New York; given to present collection, 1981.

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