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Mask with designs used in body and facial painting

Mask with designs used in body and facial painting

Mask with designs used in body and facial painting

Wood, fiber, mother-of-pearl, pigment

H: 125; W: 25.3 cm

Anonymous loan, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum

Accession number:

L-B03.037

Arts/Americas
From the Israel Museum publications:

Fleitman, Yvonne, Shafir, Dorit, "Beyond the Eye of the Beholder: Ideals of Human Beauty in Africa and the Americas", Beauty and Sanctity: the Israel Museum at 40. A Series of Exhibitions Celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Israel Museum, Jerusalem, The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 2006

Exhibitions:

Beyond the Eye of the Beholder: Ideals of Human Beauty in Africa and the Americas, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 01/03/2005 - 17/01/2006

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