Artist Yoruba, African
Title
  • Gelede Cult Mask
Date between 1850 and 1950
Medium Wood
Dimensions Overall: 14 1/8 × 9 9/16 × 8 5/8 inches (35.9 × 24.3 × 21.9 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art.
Accession Number 79.3
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African N100, Level 1 (see map)
(Donald Morris Gallery, Inc., Birmingham, Michigan, USA);
1979-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
"Family Art Game," Detroit Free Press (April 26, 1981): p. 11 (ill.) [DIA Advertising Supplement].

African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 26.