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Sande mask

Artist

Artist Unknown

Date

second quarter of 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
Sande mask, Artist Unknown
Initiation mask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Ceremonial Objects | Wood, raffia
Size: 13 x 8 x 8 in. (33.0 x 20.3 x 20.3 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Sierra Leone, West Africa region
Culture: Mende culture, Africa, Sierra Leone, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: Mende Society Mask, wood and raffia, Mende Tribe, Sierra Leone, Africa, XIX c. Msmt.s of helmet only. *Med.Raffia ?- Poss. Human Hair!
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 72.69.1
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: February 28, 2009