TITLE

The Senegambian Horned Initiation Mask: History and Provenance

AUTHOR(S)
Mark, Peter
PUB. DATE
December 1987
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Dec87, Vol. 69 Issue 4, p627
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides information on the history of the ejumba, a horned initiation mask made of woven fiber, found in the Casamance region of southwestern Senegal and in Guine-Bissau. Features of 19th and 20th century horned masks in museums; Publication of Leo Frobenius about Casamance horned masks; Style of the Diola masks from the Buluf region.
ACCESSION #
5315860

 

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