Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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  • Dan peoples
  • mask, mid 1900s–1984
  • Where object was made: Liberia
  • wood, staining, carving
  • Object Height/Width/Depth: 19 x 12 x 5 cm
    Object Height/Width/Depth: 7 1/2 x 4 3/4 x 1 15/16 in
  • Gift of Larry W. Welling
  • Not on display
  • 2007.2813

The smaller scale human face has cut-outs for eyes, incised eyebrows, and a small nose with two chevrons on each cheek. The lips are pursed with a small opening. There are holes around the perimeter.