mask is long and oval, with a long narrow nose and two sets of eyes; top eyes each have dark slits that run side to side; bottom eyes are rubbed smooth; there is a deep, vertical groove between the nose and mouth; mouth is small and thin, and below it are six small holes on edge of mask; there is a hole on each side of the mask, at the edge, in between the top and bottom sets of eyes; mask is slightly yellow color of ivory with the carvings appearing brown-black

Mask, 20th century

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Gift of Raymond A. and Ruth A. Reisterexpand_more  2015.62.24

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Artist
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2015.62.24
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mask is long and oval, with a long narrow nose and two sets of eyes; top eyes each have dark slits that run side to side; bottom eyes are rubbed smooth; there is a deep, vertical groove between the nose and mouth; mouth is small and thin, and below it are six small holes on edge of mask; there is a hole on each side of the mask, at the edge, in between the top and bottom sets of eyes; mask is slightly yellow color of ivory with the carvings appearing brown-black