Kòmò Helmet Mask (Kòmòkun)

Date: 19th–mid-20th century
Geography: Guinea or Mali or Burkina Faso or Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa
Culture: Komo or Koma Power Association
Medium: Wood, bird skull, porcupine quills, horns, nails, cotton, -sacrificial material
Dimensions: H x W x D: 21 5/8 x 12 3/4 x 28 7/8in. (54.9 x 32.4 x 73.3cm)
Classification: Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line: The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number: 1979.206.124

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