Kifwebe Bakashi, Female Mask of the Kifwebe Society

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19th-20th century

Wood and pigment

Overall: 19 in. (48.3 cm)

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

S.976.258

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

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.

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.

Provenance

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

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