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Miniature Mask (Maa Go)

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood

3 1/4 × 2 1/4 × 1 in. (8.26 × 5.72 × 2.54 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art; Acc by the GB 12/14/55
1955.61.8.4
Geography: 
Guinea Coast, Liberia
or Guinea Coast, Côte d’Ivoire
or Guinea
Culture: 
Dan or Mano
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1955

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