Exhibitions/ Art Object

Helmet Mask: Female Figure (Epa or Elefon)

Artist:
Fakeye family, Ila Orangun region
Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Ila Orangun or Efon-Alaiye region (?)
Culture:
Yoruba peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 31 11/16 x W. 10 3/8 in. (80.6 x 26.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1960
Accession Number:
1978.412.399
Not on view
[Robert L. Stolper Galleries, New York and Los Angeles, until 1960]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

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