Mbuya Initiation Mask
Unidentified Western Pende maker
Wood, raffia, and pigment
Overall: 20 1/4 × 10 1/16 × 10 13/16 in. (51.5 × 25.5 × 27.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund
Place Made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa
Ceremonial Artifact: Mask
Not on view
Correspondences: African Sculpture at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 1996-March 2, 1997.
Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1993.
Works from the Continent of Africa, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-March 15, 2020.
J. Camp Associates, Ltd. New York, New York; sold to present collection, 1986.
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