Kifwebe Bakashi, Female Mask of the Kifwebe Society

Unidentified Songe maker


19th-20th century

Wood and pigment

Overall: 19 in. (48.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Corice and Armand P. Arman



Place Made: Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa, Africa


19th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

Cultural Exchange, the Body, and Art and Technology, Art History 2, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25-March 9, 2003.

Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Colection of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1993.


Corice Canton Arman and Armand P. Arman (1928-2005), New York; given to present collection, 1976.

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