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Sowo Mask, between 1850 and 1900

  • Mende, African


  • Overall: 13 1/2 × 8 × 9 inches (34.3 × 20.3 × 22.9 cm)

Gift of Peggy de Salle


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  • African: Journey of Life


Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Peggy de Salle

1976-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Mende, African, Sowo Mask, between 1850 and 1900, wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Peggy de Salle, F76.119.