Dan Mask Of Forest Demon

Title:
Dan Mask Of Forest Demon
Place of Origin:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
between 1700 and 1966
Format/Genre:
masks (costume); objects
Physical Description:
9.875" x 6.5"
Note:
Date range based on the date range ([18th c.]-1966) of the Dramatic Museum Realia collection; wood; Gift, Stanley Marcus through Carlebach, 1953
Summary:
Highly polished, rather primitively carved wood mask. Note tiny pointed chin and long narrow nose, as well as narrow eyes. Mask repaired in several places, appears to have been cracked down right side. Saw marks on back suggest that back of mask sawed off at one time.
Subjects:
Demonology
Library Collection:
Dramatic Museum Realia
Library Location:
Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Shelf Location:
Box no. 117, DM number: M18.02
Digital Project:
Dramatic Museum Realia
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Dan Mask Of Forest Demon