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unknown Dan
Primary



Deangle Face Mask

19th century - 20th century
Carved wood

9 x 5 x 3.5 in. (22.86 x 12.7 x 8.89 cm)

Bryn Mawr College
Accession Number: 2001.4.1
Other Number(s): 2001.4.1.AFR (Previous No.)
Geography: Africa
Classification: Ceremonial and Performance Artifacts; Masks
Culture/Nationality: Dan, West African, African

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This object has the following keywords:
  • Central African - Styles and cultures from a wide region of Africa that straddles the Equator and is drained largely by the Congo River system.

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Comparanda List
The following Comparanda exist for this object:
  • "Art and Life in Africa: Peoples." (Accessed May 11, 2020): https://africa.uima.uiowa.edu/peoples/. https://africa.uima.uiowa.edu/topic-essays/show/29?start=3.
  • M. C. Jȩdrej, "Dan and Mende Masks: A Structural Comparison." Africa: Journal of the International African Institute 56, no. 1 (1986): Figure Number: 1.
  • Eberhard Fischer, "Dan Forest Spirits: Masks in Dan Villages." African Arts 11, no. 2 (January 1978): Figure Number: 1-2.

Related Bibliography List
The following Related Bibliography exist for this object:
  • "Art and Life in Africa: Peoples." (Accessed May 11, 2020): https://africa.uima.uiowa.edu/peoples/. https://africa.uima.uiowa.edu/topic-essays/show/29?start=3.
  • Jean- Baptiste Bacquart, The Tribal Arts of Africa (New York, NY: Thames & Hudson, 1998), 36.
  • "ÌMỌ̀ DÁRA." (Accessed May 10, 2020): Imodara.com. https://www.imodara.com/discover/ivory-coast-dan-deangle-circumcision-camp-mask/.
  • M. C. Jȩdrej, "Dan and Mende Masks: A Structural Comparison." Africa: Journal of the International African Institute 56, no. 1 (1986): 71-80.
  • Eberhard Fischer, "Dan Forest Spirits: Masks in Dan Villages." African Arts 11, no. 2 (January 1978): 16-23, 94.

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<ref name=BMC>cite web |url=http://triarte.brynmawr.edu/objects-1/info/165506 |title=Deangle Face Mask |author=Bryn Mawr College Library Special Collections |accessdate=5/28/2022 |publisher=Bryn Mawr College</ref>

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