Masque, période Woodland, Hopefull tardif, Ohio, USA. / Fleurons. / Musée Barbier-Mueller, Genève.
Simeon Stilthda. “Mask,” ca. 1880, in Fenimore Art Museum, T0188, http://collections.fenimorea
Dogon Mask Mali. Carved wood remnants of white paint plant fibers. Dogon Masks are geometric in style. The Dogon continue masquerading tradition and believe in myth that death came into the world as a result of primeval man's transgressions against the divine order. Sometimes as many as 400 performers can be seen in ceremony at one time. This specific mask represents a rabbit.
Kumu Mask 5
Owl spirit mask from the Lower Yukon River, Alaska
Inupiaq mask. Wood highlighted by paint pigments Point Hope, Alaska, 19th century Provenance: a seafaring family’s estate, New England, USA