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Royal Elephant Mask (mukenga or mukyeem or mwaash ambooy)

Unknown Artist, Kuba peopleEarly 20th century

Birmingham Museum of Art

Birmingham Museum of Art

  • Title: Royal Elephant Mask (mukenga or mukyeem or mwaash ambooy)
  • Creator: Unknown Artist, Kuba people
  • Date: Early 20th century
  • Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Physical Dimensions: w23 x h35 x d26 IN
  • Department: Traditional Art
  • Credit Line: Gift of Margaret and Bruce Alexander
  • Classification: Furnishings and Equipment-Costume
  • Type: mask
  • Medium: wood, woven fiber, fabric, cowrie shells, beads, feathers, palm fiber, cord

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