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Object ID Number 2010.020.027
Artist Unknown
Title Kwele Mask
Date No date
Medium Wood and pigment
Dimensions (H x W x D) 10" x 8" x 4"
Credit line Formerly in the Collection of Sheldon Jackson College, Sitka, Alaska
Culture African / Democratic Republic of Congo / Central Africa / Kwele
Collection Survey Collection
Object Name Mask
Description Round carved wooden mask; stylized nose curves up into eyebrows and around the outer edges of the face; prominent eyes but otherwise minimal detail in the rest of the face; chin/cheeks/eye area is light colored and nose/brow portion is dark colored.