Kanaga style dance mask

African, Mali, Dogon peoples
about 1950
Artist Unidentified


Object Place: Dogon peoples, Mali, Africa

Dimensions

Overall: 104.1 x 55.9 x 17.8 cm (41 x 22 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1640

Medium or Technique

Polychromed white and black wood with leather bindings and raffia ruff.

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Masks

Provenance

1968, acquired in Ouagadougou, Upper Volta (now Burkina Faso) by Carolyn and Eli Newberger, Boston; 2008, gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger to the MFA. (Accession date: January 21, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger