Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Mask: Yam Knife

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Cross River region
Culture:
Igbo peoples, Afikpo group
Medium:
Wood, pigment, kaolin
Dimensions:
H. 12 5/8 x W. 3 1/8 x D. 4 15/16 in. (32 x 7.9 x 12.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1970
Accession Number:
1978.412.622
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[Marvin Chasin, New York, until 1970]; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1970–1978

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