Chokwe Inspired Carved Wood Masks, Central Africa
Chokwe inspired (Angola and Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central Africa)
Mask, 20th century
Carved wood, pigment, rope, porcupine skin, beads, cloth fiber, and natural fiber
- loose fibers to straw, rope, and cloth; insect damage to mask with porcupine skin; scratches and abrasions to masks; discoloration to beads; uneven wear to finish; dust and dirt residue throughout; nails and tacks to some masks.
- measures largest mask.