Mask with Bird's Beak

Touba people, Sierra Leone, Western Africa, Africa


Wood, Cowrie shells, and beads

Overall: 13 in. (33.02 cm)

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



Africa, Western Africa, Sierra Leone

Object Name




Not on view

Exhibition History

Recontextualizing 'Primitive' Art: Melanesian and African Works, An Exhibition in Process, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 72, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 29-May 25, 1997.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 23.


Harry A. Franklin Family Collection; lent to present collection, 1996; given to present collection, 2001.

Old Number

VF 59; A0204

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