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



Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon


19th-20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask



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.


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

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