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Mask, between 19th and 20th century

  • Igbo, African

Wood and paint

  • Overall: 10 × 5 1/2 × 3 1/8 inches (25.4 × 14 × 7.9 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill


On View

  • African N1AA


Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

estate of Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969]

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Handbook. DIA. 1971, p. 168. African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 36.

Igbo, African, Mask, between 19th and 20th century, wood and paint. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.99.