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two masked Gelede dancers
  • Yoruba peoples
  • two masked Gelede dancers, 1970
  • Where object was made: Nigeria
  • gelatin silver print
  • Object Height/Width: 25 x 20 cm
    Object Height/Width: 9 13/16 x 7 7/8 in
  • Gift of Reinhild Janzen
  • Not on display
  • S2007.074
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Black and white image of two dancers with a crowd watching. Man on facing left wears a white animal face maks with two horns. He is wearing dark bloths and his face is hidden behind a drape from the mask. Man on facing right wears a mask with a small white face and a spotted cat on superstructure. Light colored cloth hangs from either side. HIs clothes have a variety of patterns.