Wooden Mask with human hair constructed over a skull

Made:
1700-1930 in Africa
maker:
African people

Mask of wood and human hair constructed over a skull, 18th to 20th centuries, probably originated in Africa.

Details

Category:
Ethnography and Folk Medicine
Object Number:
A632087
Materials:
inlay, mother of pearl, mask, wood, skull, bone
type:
skull
taxonomy:
credit:
Wellcome Trust
status:
Loan: Wellcome Trust

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