Helmet Mask (Bede), Cotton cloth, thread, cowrie shells, fiber, pigment, Dogon peoples

Helmet Mask (Bede)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Mali
Culture:
Dogon peoples
Medium:
Cotton cloth, thread, cowrie shells, fiber, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 23 3/4 x W. 6 3/4 x D. 10 1/2 in. (60.3 x 17.2 x 26.7 cm)
Classification:
Beads-Costumes
Credit Line:
Gift of Lester Wunderman, 1977
Accession Number:
1977.394.34
Not on view
Lester Wunderman, New York, until 1977

Imperato, Pascal James. "Contemporary adapted dances of the Dogon." African Arts vol. 5, no. 1 (Fall 1971).

Plass, Margaret Barton. "The mask of Sigi." Expedition vol. 13, no. 2 (Winter 1971).

Laude, Jean. African Art of the Dogon: The Myths of the Cliff Dwellers. New York: Brooklyn Museum, 1973, no. 90.

Attenborough, David. The Tribal Eye. New York: Norton, 1976.