Artist:Kuba (Bushoong subgroup)Ngeende
Medium: Wood, shell, cloth, raffia, pigment
Dates:late 19th century
Dimensions: 15 3/8 x 11 1/4 x 11 3/4 in. (39.1 x 28.6 x 29.8 cm)
Accession Number: 22.230
Catalogue Description: Dance mask with polychrome geometric facial decoration. Round recessed eyes with cone shaped centers surrounded by holes for seeing out by wearer. Headdress covered by raffia cloth with painted designs. Attached wooden ears. The fragile raffia material has been stabilized. The mask's wood is in fair condition. Surfaces are abraded throughout.