African Cowrie Shell Basket and Iroquois Corn Husk Mask
|Materials||Shell, Grass, Fabric, Corn Husks|
|Date||Late 20th Century|
|Origin||Nigeria, North America, Africa, Ivory Coast|
|Number of Items||2|
- corn husk mask: no apparent conditions to note; basket: moderate thinning and fraying of fabric along the rim; moderate loss of fabric along the rim; slight fraying of fabric at the base; moderate staining of fabric on the base; moderate amount of grime on the cowrie shells; moderate loss of basket and instability of remaining basket at the base; small amount of dust and grime along the interior walls of the basket.
- measurements are of the basket; mask is 10.5" W x 3" H x 10.5" D