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Mask with Figure, Two Knives, Two Birds, Serpent, and the Rainbow Serpent Sash

20th century, possibly after 1950

Wood, paint, and metal studs

20 × 9 × 15 in. (50.8 × 22.86 × 38.1 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Irwin A. Weiser
1975.121.6
Geography: 
Nigeria
Culture: 
Yorùbá, Gelede association
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Gift of Irwin A. Weiser to Yale University Art Gallery, 1975

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