Mask, 19th century
Dogon masks are bound up with rituals surrounding death. There is an enormous variety of mask types representing animals, humans and abstract concepts.
Our curators have highlighted 2 objects that are related to this one.
Its dimensions are
H x W x D: 51 x 16.5 x 23 cm (20 1/16 x 6 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)
Cite this object as
Mask, 19th century; Agent: Sigmund Rothschild (American, 1917 - 1991); carved wood; H x W x D: 51 x 16.5 x 23 cm (20 1/16 x 6 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.); Gift of Bernard Richter; 1965-55-30
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Ellen DeGeneres Selects.