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Sowei mask

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Sowei mask

19th-20th century

14 3/16 x 8 1/8 x 8 7/8 in. (36 x 20.7 x 22.5 cm)
Gift of Katherine White and the Boeing Company
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryLos Angeles, California, Frederick S. Wight Gallery, University of California, African Art In Motion, January 20-March 17, 1974; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., April 21-July 30, 1974.
Published ReferencesUniversity of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, African Art in Motion: Icon and Art, Robert Farris Thompson, 1974, page 127, plate, 160. (catalog of the exhibition.)

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