Sowei Mask

Sowei Mask

late 1800s
Culture
Mende
Locale
Africa
Country
Sierra Leone
mask
wood
Native Arts acquisition fund
1949.4178

Mende artist, Sowei Mask, late 1800s. Wood; 17 x 7 ¾ x 8 ¾ in. Denver Art Museum: Native Arts acquisition funds, 1949.4178

Dimensions
height: 17 in, 43.1800 cm; width: 7 3/4 in, 19.685 cm; depth: 8 3/4 in, 22.225 cm
Department
Native Arts
Collection
African Art
Known Provenance
Statens Etnografiska Museum, Stockholm, Sweden, before 1949; Denver Art Museum, 1949.

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