Egungun Mask and Costume, late 19th century

  • Yoruba, African

Wood, fabric and natural fiber

  • Overall (approximate): 84 × 24 × 25 inches (213.4 × 61 × 63.5 cm)

Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Terry Podolsky

2017.44

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Yoruba
  • Wood
  • Natural fiber
  • Strips
  • Robe
  • Fabric
  • Costume
  • Mask
  • Nigeria
  • Face (animal or human component)

Meryl Podolsky (Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, USA)

2017-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yoruba, African, Egungun Mask and Costume, late 19th century, wood, fabric and natural fiber. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Terry Podolsky, 2017.44.