Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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gunye ge (racer mask)
  • unknown Dan maker
  • gunye ge (racer mask), mid 1900s–1982
  • Where object was made: Liberia
  • wood, staining, pigment, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 27 x 16.5 x 11 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 10 5/8 x 6 1/2 x 4 5/16 in
  • Gift of Larry W. Welling
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2814
Label Text

The dark brown human-like face has a large rounded forehead, round eye holes with circular ridges around them, and shallow grooves for eyebrows. It has a pointed nose and its prominent lips are colored red-brown on the inside only. There are holes around the perimeter.