Yaka Mask

Dublin Core

Title

Creator

Description

Wood and plant fiber, 28 x 11"

Abstract

A mask portraying a person with a white face and wearing a hat on top of their head. There are plant fibers all around the mask which hang down several inches. Comparable masks come from the Yaka tribe of the D.R. of Congo, used for ritualistic purposes.

Date

ca. 1960

Subject

Identifier

ms048_038

Files

ms048_038.jpg

Tags

Citation

unknown, . “Yaka Mask.” Truman Warner Anthropological Collection, MS048. WCSU Archives, 6 June 2018. Accessed on the Web: 20 Oct. 2018.

Geolocation

Embed

Copy the code below into your web page