Guere Style Carved Wood Mask with Embellishments, West Africa
Guere style (Liberia and Côte d’Ivoire, West Africa)
Mask, mid to late 20th century
Carved wood, cloth, cowrie shells, horn, metal and coconut fiber
- debris and surface accretions; scratches, chips and abrasions throughout; rust to metal; broken and missing cowrie shells; splits and cracks to wood; loose embellishments; stains to wood.