A Binji Mask
Democratic Republic of Congo, c. early 20th century
Woven fibers in a pointed rectangle or arrow shape with a striped
band across top, all with red, black, and white earth pigments, the
bottom with a strip of animal hide, a few locks of horse hair, and
long raffia fringe. Large woven fiber eyes with white and red earth
pigments. In very good condition, appropriate for age, origin, and
A Private Collection, New York, NY
Purchased in 1990 from Gail Martin Gallery, New York, NY
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2021 December 2 Ethnographic Art American Indian, Pre-Columbian and Tribal Art Signature® Auction #8061 (go to Auction Home page)
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