Elephant (Aka) Mask, Kuosi Society, Bamileke Peoples, Grassfields region of Cameroon, 20th century, cloth, beads, raffia, fiber, 146.7 x 52.1 x 29.2 cm (Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, New York)
The austere display of this powerful object masks the complexity of its original context.
This mask at the Brooklyn Museum
Another elephant mask at the Dallas Museum of Art
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