Baule. <em>Elephant Mask (Glao/Klolo)</em>, late 19th century. Wood, pigment, metal, 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 x 22 13/16 in. (32.0 x 32.0 x 58.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Purchased with funds given by Frederic B. Pratt, 22.1771. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1771_edited_version_SL1.jpg)

Elephant Mask (Glao/Klolo)


Medium: Wood, pigment, metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th century

Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 12 5/8 x 22 13/16 in. (32.0 x 32.0 x 58.0 cm)



Accession Number: 22.1771

Image: 22.1771_edited_version_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden helmet mask representing an elephant. Large round ears with a smaller human mask in center of each ear. Eyes are round and pink. Zig-zag patterns along the length of trunk, upturned tusks. Condition: One mask in proper left ear is partially broken; few small cracks on front of face; one large crack under chin. One tusk previously broken.

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