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: Ea9878

: Ethnography

: mask

: Ceremonial Object

: Wooden painted face mask for the gelede ceremonies. Brown face, large white eyes. 3 scarification marks on cheeks and forehead, and plaited hair with an elaborate plaited ridge in the centre, the hair painted black with a blue head band. 2 x nose and 1 x mouth holes.

On Display at Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Temporary Exhibition Gallery 1

: West Africa, Africa

: Yoruba