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Africa, West

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Box 16: Memorabilia, Wooden Masks

 File — Box M390.03.0016: Series M390.03 [Barcode: U186020741113]
Identifier: M390.03.0016

This box contains two (2) masks obtained from the African Ivory Coast. The longer, more elaborate mask is likely a piece made for tourists in the 1990s. The smaller, rougher mask is of unknown cultural source.

Objects accrued as part of Sharon Greenleaf LaPierre's collection. Processor assumed objects intended for William Wellisch's collection due to origin and materials.

Dates: 1980 - 2000

Nii Armah Sowah Oral History, 2016

Identifier: D009.15.0003.0039.00001