Mask

African, Burkina Faso, Mossi peoples
Early to mid-20th century
Artist Unidentified


Dimensions

Lender Accessory: 68.6 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm (27 x 8 x 8 in.) Overall: 96.5 x 10.2 x 24.1 cm (38 x 4 x 9 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2005.1198

Medium or Technique

Wood and pigment

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Masks

Provenance

1960s, Harold Rome (b. 1908 - d. 1993), New York; 1960s, sold by Harold Rome, through Sotheby's, New York, to Eli and Carolyn Newberger, Brookline, MA; 2005, year-end gift of Eli and Carolyn Newberger to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2006)

Credit Line

Gift of Eli and Carolyn Newberger