Woyo Mask, late 19th or early 20th century

  • Kongo, African

Carved wood

  • Framed: Overall: 9 × 6 1/16 × 3 1/8 inches (22.9 × 15.4 × 7.9 cm)

Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon

2001.169

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Kongo
  • Woyo
  • Carving
  • Wood
  • Mask
  • Republic of the congo
  • Face (animal or human component)

Provenance

Hon. Jack Faxon (Birmingham, Michigan, USA); 2002-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Rights Status

Kongo, African, Woyo Mask, late 19th or early 20th century, carved wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon, 2001.169.