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man dressed for masquerade
  • Chokwe peoples
  • man dressed for masquerade
  • Where object was made: Angola
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 16.5 x 10.5 cm
    Object Height/Width: 6 1/2 x 4 1/8 in
  • Gift of Claude D. Brown
  • Not on display
  • 2007.7695.01
Description

The black and white image is of a man dressed for a masquerade. He is wearing a wooden mask on his head, with a wide triangular headdress. The netted garment covers his body and over that he wears a grass skirt. There is a grass structure in the background.