<em>Sande society mask (sowei)</em>, late 19th century. Wood, pigment, glass, 15 3/4 x 11 x 12 in. (40 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1113. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1113_face1_PS5.jpg)

Sande society mask (sowei)

Medium: Wood, pigment, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 15 3/4 x 11 x 12 in. (40 x 27.9 x 30.5 cm)



Accession Number: 22.1113

Image: CUR.22.1113_face1_PS5.jpg,face

Catalogue Description:
Wooden, dome-shaped, Janus-faced mask with pierced eye holes inset with pieces of glass (one missing) on both faces. Top of mask has two spiral forms rising out of coiffure with a bridge between them. Condition: Good; some surface wear.

Brooklyn Museum