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Face Mask (Ishyeen Imaalu)

Artist/Maker: Bushoong people (Kuba Kingdom, Democratic Republic of the Congo)

Date: ca. 1970
Medium: wood, cotton, feathers, pigment, plant fiber and raffia
Overall: 11 3/8 x 9 1/8 x 11 1/2 in. (28.9 x 23.2 x 29.2 cm)
Classification: Clothing, Accessories and Jewelry
Credit Line: Gift of Lee and Aurora McMichen
Object number: 89.0123
DescriptionThis type of mask is worn in initiation ceremonies.
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