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Mask (Dandaï)

19th–early 20th century
Toma peoples
Wood, feathers, cotton, raffia, hide, metal, twine, pigment
H. 11 x W. 36 in. (27.9 x 91.4 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Drs. Herbert F. and Teruko S. Neuwalder, 1983
Accession Number:
Not on view
Drs. Herbert F. and Teruko S. Neuwalder, Englewood, NJ, until 1983

Eberl-Elber, Ralph. "Erlebnisbericht über die Forschungsreise 1935 durch Sierra Leone." In Westafrikas letztes Ratsel. Salzburg: Bergland, 1936, figs. 191–93.

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