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Masquerade Ensemble

Date:
20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Akwa region, Cross River region
Culture:
Igbo peoples
Medium:
Wool, vegetable fiber, synthetic fiber, cotton, bast fiber
Dimensions:
Height 54 in.
Classification:
Textiles-Woven
Credit Line:
Gift of Drs. Herbert F. and Teruko S. Neuwalder, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.377.3
Not on view
Drs. Herbert F. and Teruko S. Neuwalder, Englewood, NJ, until 1991

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