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Identifying a Carved Wood Mask

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Pieces of artwork that we acquire at yard sales, receive as gifts, etc. are often unmarked as to maker or origin. This is a guide about identifying a carved wood mask.

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July 20, 2016

This wooden mask decorated with metal and beads looks African. It is hand carved with these dimensions 8 1/2 " by 25". Any information about origin and value, would be appreciated.

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February 28, 20170 found this helpful

What a fabulous mask! It does indeed look African though you might have better luck IDing it by visiting these sites: www.africancraftsmarket.com/african-mask-category.html

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www.paleobree.com/page4.htm - the folks who run this site might have more info

this site claims to have a person who will ID a mask for you He's called The Mask Man masksoftheworld.com/?s=the+mask+man

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March 1, 20170 found this helpful

Send the picture here: nmaahc.si.edu/ The National Museum of African American History and Culture.

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