Vuvi Inspired and Benin Inspired Wood Masks
Vuvi inspired (Gabon, Central Africa)
Mask, mid to late 20th century
Carved wood, beads, and pigment
Benin style (Benin and Nigeria, West Africa)
Mask, late 20th century
- dirt and dust accumulation; pigment loss; heavy cracking to smaller mask; chips, scratches, and abrasions throughout; insect damage.
- measures largest mask.