Gelede Society Mask, 20th century

  • Yoruba, African

Terracotta

  • Overall: 8 3/4 × 7 1/2 × 12 1/2 inches (22.2 × 19.1 × 31.8 cm)

Gift of Mrs. Albert de Salle

F71.109

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Yoruba
  • Terracotta
  • Headdress
  • Mask (costume)
  • Nigeria
  • Face (animal or human component)

Peggy de Salle; 1971-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yoruba, African, Gelede Society Mask, 20th century, terracotta. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Mrs. Albert de Salle, F71.109.