Elephant Mask

Unidentified Bamileke maker

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late 19th century

Raffia, cotton, jute, cotton trade cloth, and glass trade beads

Overall: 41 5/16 × 21 1/16 in. (105 × 53.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Lisa Bradley

181.20.26275

Geography

Place Made: Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Research Area

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

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

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.

Provenance

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

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