Face Mask
Date Early- to mid-20th century
Artist:Dogon peoples, Malian
Dimensions Overall: 30 in. (76.2 cm)
Medium Wood | Pigment | Palm fiber
Credit Line Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr.
Description Mask made of wood, pigment and palm fiber; made by the Dogon, an ethnic group.
Published ReferencesDon Harrison, "Art Unveiled," _Coastal Virginia Magazine,_ April 2014, 52.
Object Label Kanaga Mask Dogon Tribe, Mali Gift of Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. 71.2396 Kanga masks were worn in funerary ceremonies. Edited By: DS Edited Date: 10/19/2005 Approved By: MHM Approval Date: 10/19/2005
Object Number 71.2396