Yorùbá. <em>Gelede Mask</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, 7 x 6 1/2 x 12 in. (17.8 x 16.5 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1580. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1580_top_PS5.jpg)

Gelede Mask


Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 x 6 1/2 x 12 in. (17.8 x 16.5 x 30.5 cm)


Accession Number: 22.1580

Image: CUR.22.1580_top_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Large ovoid head with elaborate coiffure. Eyes and ears are pierced through. Condition: very worn. paint worn away, large section at top broken off.

Brooklyn Museum