Loan Object
Photo by Johan Vipper
Photo credit: Johan Vipper

Mask

18th–19th century

Wood with fur, hide and iron nails

29.5 x 19 x 8 cm (11 5/8 x 7 1/2 x 3 1/8 in.) base: 12.5 x 8.9 x 31 cm (4 15/16 x 3 1/2 x 12 3/16 in.)
Promised gift of Thomas Jaffe, B.A. 1971
ILE2012.30.424
Culture: 
probably Atoni
Period: 
19th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Timor, Indonesia
Status: 
On view*
Provenance: 

Ex-collection: B. Kitnick, Los Angeles

Bibliography: 

Jerome Feldman, The Eloquent Dead: Ancestral Sculpture of Indonesia and Southeast Asia (Los Angeles: Fowler Museum at UCLA, 1985), 185, fig. 244.

Jean Paul Barbier-Mueller and Douglas Newton, Islands and Ancestors: Indigenous Styles of Southeast Asia (Munich: Prestel Publishing, 1988), 306, fig. 57.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.