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Ceremonial rain-making shoulder mask (sukwava)

Ceremonial rain-making shoulder mask  (<i>sukwava</i>)

Ceremonial rain-making shoulder mask (sukwava)

Wood and paint

H: 158; W: 45; D: 45 cm

Gift of the Jacques Kerchache family, Paris

Accession number:

B85.0076

Arts/Africa
From the Israel Museum publications:

Newton, Douglas, African and Oceanic Art in Jerusalem, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2001, English

Exhibitions:

Highlights of the Collection: African and Oceanic Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Many Faces: Masks from Many Times and Many Places, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Ruth Youth Wing, 08/04/2009 - 30/11/2009

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by:
The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir