- Museum number
Mask of wood, face coloured white, red eyebrows, other parts black. Wig of red and yellow fibre attached to a framework of cane on the head.
- Production date
- 19thC (before 1879)
Height: 17 inches (from registration slip)
- Curator's comments
- Christy collection registration slip, 1879:
Mask; the face made of wood, coloured white, the eyebrows red, the mouth, nostrils, etc, black; the upper part of the head is formed of a framework of cane, to which is attached a wig of red and yellow fibre; the face is bordered with job's tears, beyond which an edging of red and yellow fibre.
Gazelle Expedn 2nd anchorage
No 189. VI.1226
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Acquisition notes
- Collected during the Gazelle Expedition of 1874-1876.
- Africa, Oceania and the Americas
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
CDMS number: Oc1879C2.1144 (old CDMS no.)