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Helmet Mask: Mother and Child

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Sierra Leone
Culture:
Mende or Temne peoples
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25 1/16 x 11 1/2 x 11 7/8in. (63.7 x 29.2 x 30.2cm)
Classification:
Stone-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1960
Accession Number:
1978.412.405
Not on view
[Henri Kamer, New York and Paris, until 1960]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 313.



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