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Face mask ("maa ji," yam cutting knife)

20th–mid 20th century

Dallas Museum of Art

Dallas Museum of Art

Details

  • Title: Face mask ("maa ji," yam cutting knife)
  • Date Created: 20th–mid 20th century
  • Physical Dimensions: Overall: 14 1/2 x 3 7/8 x 5 3/4 in. (36.83 x 9.843 x 14.605 cm)
  • Type: Costume
  • External Link: https://www.dma.org/object/artwork/5328648/
  • Medium: Wood, red and yellow ochres, and fiber
  • culture: Igbo peoples, Afikpo subgroup
  • Credit Line: Dallas Museum of Art, gift of John Lunsford in gratitude for Margaret McDermott's great devotion to traditional African Art

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