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Wooden mask in the form of a stylized human face. Large, round eyes sit below a prominent forehead. The ears are small semi-circles on each side of the head and the mouth is open to reaveal teeth. Human hair and natural fibers form the mask's headdress and beard. 
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
Wooden mask with an oblong-shaped face, semi-circular beard, and a semi-circular headdress or coiffure. The beard consists of a curving band around the chin with incised, vertical grooves. The mouth is open to reveal teeth and the cheeks are flat. One half of the nose is broken off. Round eyes sit below a prominent forehead. The ears of the mask are small and square. Atop the head sits a semi-circular headdress or coiffure consisting of small, rectangular knobs. 
1900 – 1950
Gift of the Honorable Jack Faxon
An ivory sideblown horn with a dark patina. The top of the horn is decorated with a standing human figure. Both hands are placed underneath the chin. Directly under the figure is a carved hole. 
Sideblown Horn
20th century
Gift and partial purchase from the estate of Kurt Delbanco in honor of Nicholas Delbanco
Seven figures wearing brightly colored clothes dance together in a room.
Elizabeth Olds (American (North American))
Harlem Dancers
Allocated by the U.S. Government Commissioned through the New Deal art projects
This is a beaded hat with a large, disc-shaped top. The bottom of the hat is a narrow band with blue and white beads in a triangular design. The edge of the top of the hat is bound with red fabric. The top of the hat is decorated in various geometric patterns with white, yellow, pink, green, and blue beads. 
Bamileke (Bamileke)
Beaded Hat
20th century
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis
A fabric mask with round eyes and an oblong mouth and nose made from red and yellow bound cloth. The brown base fabric is covered with small beads in a geometric pattern. The majority of the beads are white, with red, yellow, green, and blue beads also used. The edges of the mask are bound in red and tan cloth. 
Bamileke (Bamileke)
Elephant Mask
1800 – 1999
Gift of the Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communications in memory of Warren M. Robbins
This is a face mask embroidered extensively wtih glass beads. Two long panels hang down the front and back of the wearer. The humanoid face at top has two round eye holes allowing the wearer to see, a strip of fabric for a nose, and an open, upturned mouth. Ears are protruding disks attached on either side of the face . The top of the head is covered with small, corklike knobs covered with black cloth. The beadwork is predominantly green with intricate, scallop-shaped patterns along edge of the panels; vertical, star-like patterns fill the center of the panels. The interior of panels is lined with damask.
Bamileke (Bamileke)
Elephant Mask
1950 – 1999
Gift of Dr. James and Vivian Curtis