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Mask: Hornbill (Wan-rulugu)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Burkina Faso, Western and Central Sudan, Yatenga region, White Volta River region
Culture:
Mossi peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 30 3/8 x W. 21 5/8 x D. 9 1/8 in. (77.2 x 54.9 x 23.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.333
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1958]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1958–1964; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1964–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 244.



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