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1900 – 1932
Gift of Mr. & Mrs. Philip H. Power
Portrait of a face with colorful markings.  The face is of a dark complexion with bold, white sections that highlight raised features.  There are also colorful lines that accent both the light and dark areas of the face.
Ben Shahn (American (North American))
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Founder Warren M. Robbins
Carved wooden mask in the form of a oval-shaped face. The eyes are set close together with a small nose and mouth. The center of the face is sunken while the chin and forehead are raised. There are three small squares next to either eye and horizontal grooves on the forehead. 
1900 – 1983
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner
Face mask made of wood, covered in white kaolin; face has round, bulging forehead, deep set narrow eyes, small round ears, fiber beard, open rectangular mouth and pointed teeth; basketry weave that held mask on the dancer’s head is visible at back and sides; raffia attachment on top of head frayed and missing.<br />
Salampasu (Salampasu)
Mask (Kasangu)
1920 – 1960
Museum Purchase assisted by the Friends of the Museum of Art
A naturalistic rendering of a human face. Eyes carved in relief are convex and almond-shaped with narrow slits and are placed in round, concave eye sockets. Nose is slender at the bridge and rounded at the tip. The horizontal mouth is partially opened. Half rounded ears display metal loops, one includes a tag with the number 039641-HAV(?). The "hair" is attached with a cloth headband, covered in snakeskin, placed high on the forehead and is made from clay and red tukula powder. The face shows striated, scarifcation patters underneath and to the sides of the eyes; the forehead shows is a chingelyengelye cross motif. The patina is smooth and redish brown in color.
Chokwe (Chokwe (culture or style))
Pwo Mask
1885 – 1895
Gift of Candis and Helmut Stern
Mask is made entirely of blackish-brown dyed and molded raffia fiber; face has bulging forehead, deeo set narrow eyes, bulbous nose, and raffia “beard.” Top of head has cone-like crest of small fiber knots.<br />
Salampasu (Salampasu)
Mask (idangani)
1900 – 1983
Gift of Prof. and Mrs. Horace M. Miner

Senufo (Senufo (culture or style))
Door Panel, Secret Society Shrine
1800 – 1971
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Irving F. Burton

André Masson (French (culture or style))
Bestiaire. VI. Tous les Masques Sont Bons
Museum Purchase
Sculpture head among logs and pieces of wood.
David Vestal
Promessa Monte Santo Bahia, Brazil
10/27/1997 – 12/31/1998
Gift from the Collection of David S. Rosen MD, MPH
Human figure in bright clothing holding an axe. He stands with bent knees and feet wide apart, with his arms extended away from his body. He is wearing a traditional Chinese opera mask and looks to the left.&nbsp;
Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Chang Fei (opera hero with axe)
20th century
Gift of Harold W. Stevenson, University of Michigan Professor Emeritus in Psychology
Face mask with stylized face and horns of an antelope and open jaws of a leopard.  Forehead has three sets of scarifcation marks in relief; hairline is incised with pigmented linear and geometric patterns; striped horns curve naturally from top of head; eyes are set in ovoid grounds of white kaolin; top of snout shows incised V-shaped marks; mask is predominantly brown with traces of green, red and yellow pigment; chew stick in back shows some wear.
Guro (Guro)
Mask (Zamble)
1950 – 1999
Museum purchase made possible by gifts from of David L. Chambers and John G. Crane and Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
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