2007.3.0007 (Mask)

2007.3.0007 (Mask) image

Kpeliye'e masks of the Senufo people. Large hornbill bird on top of mask. Oblong shaped ears. Triangle shape jutting from temples and jaw area. Three raised bumps on forehead. Raised oblong circles near nose. Scarification on mask. Legs extending on either side of chin. Teeth barred. Small protrusion under lower lip. Hornbill bird has triangular shapes carved on tail. Piece of wood broken off top of mask on rim. Wood is dirty, discolored from oil and mud. Dings and scratches in wood.