Dan Style "Glengle" Wooden Mask with Embellishments, West Africa
Dan style (Côte d’Ivoire and Liberia, West Africa)
Glengle mask, mid-20th century
Wood, pigment, cowrie shell, metal, and fiber
- splitting to wood at chin; dirt and accretion around the eyes to face; dirt, stains, discoloration, and wear to shells; discoloration and aging to cloth and fibers; fraying to fabric at base of mask; abrasions and overall wear.