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untitled (mask)
  • José Laterza-Parodi
    1915–1981
    active: Paraguay
  • untitled (mask), circa 1970s
  • Where object was made: Paraguay
  • wood, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 11 7/8 x 7 1/2 x 2 3/4 in
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 30.2 x 19 x 7 cm
  • Gift of Laterza family
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0095
Description
Exhibitions

Wood mask with large right eye surrounded by concentric circles. The left eye is covered by vertical bands that come down from the left forehead and end at the chin. The mask is not meant to be worn - it is not hollow.