Initiation Mask

Northern Kete people, Kuba Federation, Democratic Republic of Congo, Central Africa, Africa

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19th century

Wood Pigment

Overall: 17 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 11 1/4 in. (44.45 x 26.67 x 28.575 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

989.38.27053

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Period

19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

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, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1993.

Provenance

Private Swiss collection; private collection of a Swiss artist; 1989 purchased from Pace Gallery, New York.

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