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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:African; Tusyan or Win peoples; Burkina Faso
Title:Ionakê (face mask)
Date Made:n.d.
Type:Sculpture
Materials:wood with polychrome
Measurements:Overall: 24 in x 13 1/2 in x 1/2 in; 61 cm x 34.3 cm x 1.3 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2018.17.3
Credit Line:Gift of the Estate of Nan Rosenthal and Henry B. Cortesi
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
Square mask with two-toned polychrome geometric design and two eye openings, surmounted by crescent-shaped horns; double chorded rope above eye openings; holes along edges of mask and below eye openings.

Tags:
masks

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