Cameroon, Mambila - wood, matt black patina, camwood powder and kaolin, carved with elegant curved horns and funnel-shaped snout, grass fibre tube at the lower rim, pierced around the rim, min. dam., slight traces of abrasion
Kom, Région du Grassland, Cameroun Kekum njang' mask, in the form of a monkey, from the Kom people of the Grassland Province of Cameroon
A TLINGIT POLYCHROMED WOOD MASK composed of carved wood and pigments, probably a representation of a human/hawk hybrid; pierced twice at each side and tied with hide straps for suspension. Height 9 in.
Museum display of Tlingit headgear. The war helmet's design is intricately carved, inlaid with abalone in the eyes and operculum in the mouth and adorned with sea lion whiskers behind the ears.