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.
It is credited
Gift of Bernard Richter.
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.