Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mask: Female (Mmuo)

19th–20th century
Nigeria, Cross River region
Ibibio peoples
Wood, pigment, woven raffia
H. 22 7/16 x W. 11 1/2 x D. 7 in. (57 x 29.2 x 17.8 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Ludwig Bretschneider, Munich, until 1959]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1959, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1959–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 387.

Newton, Douglas. Masterpieces of Primitive Art: The Nelson A. Rockefeller Collection. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1978, p. 103.

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