Yorùbá. <em>Gelede Mask</em>, 19th century. Wood, pigment, 8 1/2 x 7 x 13 1/2 in. (21.6 x 17.8 x 34.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
, 22.228. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.228_top_PS5.jpg)

Gelede Mask


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 8 1/2 x 7 x 13 1/2 in. (21.6 x 17.8 x 34.3 cm)


Accession Number: 22.228

Image: CUR.22.228_top_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Mask with headdress. Protruding eyes, polychrome, large mouth. Eliptical shaped markings on cheeks and forehead. Has hook, fiber from wall hanging on back. Condition: Poor.

Brooklyn Museum