Artist Igala, African
  • Helmet Mask
Date late 19th or early 20th century
Medium Wood with pigment
Dimensions Overall: 13 11/16 × 8 1/8 × 10 5/8 inches (34.8 × 20.6 × 27 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase with funds from Margaret H. Demant, Dede and Oscar Feldman, Robert Jacobs, and Ellen and William Kahn in honor of Michael Kan
Accession Number 1996.16
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African: Masquerades, Level 1 (see map)
(Alain de Monbrison, Arts Primitifs - Antiquites, Paris, France);
1996-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)