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Helmet Mask: Warthog

Date:
20th century
Geography:
Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou City
Culture:
Mossi peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 26 1/2 x W. 16 x D. 23 1/4 in. (67.3 x 40.6 x 59.1 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Thomas G. B. Wheelock, 2012
Accession Number:
2012.529.1
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 350
[Bande Saidu, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, until 1972]; Thomas G.B. Wheelock, Springfield, TN, 1972–2012

Robbins, Warren M. Traditional Sculpture from Upper Volta: An exhibition at the Museum of African Art, Smithsonian Institution. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution, 1979, 6, p. 10.

Roy, Christopher D. The Art of the Upper Volta Rivers. Paris: Alain et Francoise Chaffin, 1987, pp. 13, 111, vi, 77.

Anderson, Alexandra, and Holly Solomon. "Discovering a Culture." In Living With Art. New York: Rizzoli International Publications, 1988, p. 118.



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