Female Ancestral Mask (Ndoli Jowi/Nòwo)

Medium

Wood, metal, and raffia

Dimensions

mask: 14 × 8 × 9 in. (35.56 × 20.32 × 22.86 cm)
mask with raffia: 27 × 12 × 12 in. (68.58 × 30.48 × 30.48 cm)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Siegmann

Accession Number

2016.119.8

Geography
Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Possibly bought by Siegmann in Liberia or Sierra Leone before 1986
Bequest of William Siegmann to Yale University Art Gallery, 2016
Bibliography
  • "Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (December 1, 2017), 4
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Additional information

Object/Work type

ceremonial objects, masks (costume)

Subject

women

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