Men’s Mask (Bo nun Amuin)
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
11 x 14 15/16 x 37 3/8 in. (27.9 x 38 x 94.9 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Mask of the head of an animal. Inside of long ears are painted crescents. Top of head, rounded; jaw, square; mouth, painted as open and filled with teeth; eyes, triangular; nose, long and straight. Opening at neck. Two hooks under back of ear; wire cord removed.
Old label that reads "[French] Sudan"
This item is not on view
Baule. Men’s Mask (Bo nun Amuin), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 11 x 14 15/16 x 37 3/8 in. (27.9 x 38 x 94.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.875. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.875_side_PS5.jpg)
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