Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mask: Chameleon

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Burkina Faso, Black Volta River region
Culture:
Nuna or Ko peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment, fiber cord
Dimensions:
H. 28 x W. 9 1/2 x D. 8 3/4 in. (71.1 x 24.1 x 22.2 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.201
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 350
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1961]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1961, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1961–1978

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. 246.



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