Exhibitions/ Art Object

Mask

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Benue River Valley region
Culture:
Okpoto peoples, Igbira group (?)
Medium:
Wood, abrus seeds, resin
Dimensions:
H. 13 1/8 x W. 7 3/8 x D. 7 in. (33.3 x 18.8 x 17.8 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.23
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1955]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1955, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

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