Iconography
NON-EURASIAN ICONOGRAPHY
Africa
MasksHelmet masks Masks associated with membership of a society
MasksHelmet masks Emblematic of female ancestors
Further details
Gelede mask
ARTIST/CREATOR
Yoruba (Nigeria)
DATE
20th century
LOCATION
Paris, Christie's (12 June 2003)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Babatunde Lawal, The Gèlèdé spectacle: art, gender, and social harmony in an African culture, Seattle: University of Washington Press, 1996; idem, Yoruba, Milan 2012, pp. 55-58
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RELATIONS
University of Iowa
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