Headdress for a Mask

Oyo-Yoruba people, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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19th-20th century

Wood, brass, and pigment

Overall: 13 9/16 x 7 1/2 x 9 13/16 in. (34.5 x 19 x 25 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

990.53.27134

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Imaging West Africa in Mask and Costume, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 31, 1994-March 5, 1995.

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin, about 1950; to Valerie Franklin (daughter), 1983; given to present collection, 1990.

Old Number

A0296

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