Helmet mask

Mende or Gola peoples
20th century, 1950–2000
Artist Unidentified


Object Place: Sierra Leone

Dimensions

Overall: 45 x 21 x 26 cm (17 11/16 x 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2728

Medium or Technique

Wood

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

1983, sold by Leonard Kahan Gallery, New York to Geneviève McMillan (b. 1922 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA; 2008, to the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; 2009, gift of the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Geneviève McMillan in memory of Reba Stewart