2015-3-5 (Mask, Chokwe)

2015-3-5 (Mask, Chokwe) image

Large wooden mask in classic Chokwe style that includes coffee-bean eyes, narrow nose and flaring nostrils. Oval open mouth exposing rows of teeth. Vertical and geometric scarification marks below the eyes, chin, and head area. The mask is in good condition and holes are pierced  around the perimeter for attachments (missing). The mask dates to the late 20th century.