Makonde artist. <em>Mask (lipiko)</em>, 19th century. Wood, human hair, fiber, pigment, 13 x 10 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. (33 x 26 x 28.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1588. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1588_front_SL1.jpg)

Mask (lipiko)


Medium: Wood, human hair, fiber, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:19th century

Dimensions: 13 x 10 1/4 x 11 1/4 in. (33 x 26 x 28.6 cm)



Accession Number: 22.1588

Image: 22.1588_front_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden mask, helmet type of heroic size. Soft wood colored a brick-red shade. Human hair (probably) fixed to the top head, beard attached to chin. Protruding lips, flattened nose, rounded forehead. Ears carved into fan-like shapes.

Brooklyn Museum