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Mask with Superstructure Representing a Beautiful Mother (D’mba)

mid-20th century

Albizia wood

48 1/4 × 13 1/2 × 17 in. (122.5 × 34.3 × 43.2 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell, B.A. 1957
1964.39
Geography: 
Guinea
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Baga, Sitem subgroup, Bulungits, or Pukur
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Allen Wardwell, donated to Yale University Art Gallery January 1, 1964

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