West Mexico - Let the Objects Speak - Cloth and Clay

West Mexico - Let the Objects Speak - Cloth and Clay

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo:  Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two 6th- and early 7th-century cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical and archaeological significance, now held in the British Museum in London.  by Malcolm Bott

Ceremonial Mask of Sutton Hoo: Sutton Hoo, near Woodbridge, in Suffolk, England is the site of two and early cemeteries. One contained an undisturbed ship burial including a wealth of Anglo-Saxon artifacts of outstanding art-historical a

Africa | Kasai Pende helmet mask from DR Congo | Wood, pigment and kaolin

Africa Kasai Pende helmet mask from DR Congo Wood, pigment and kaolin

The Tank Mask became necessary during this war as a way to protect the men driving the tanks from splinters of hot metal created by bullets hitting their tank.  The masks were worn to protect their faces in the heat of battles.

A type of face mask worn by British tank crews to protect their faces and eyes from hot metal fragments inside the tank.

Copper Mask from Northwest Coast (Cambridge Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology)

Painted Copper Mask -- Century -- Northwest Coast -- Via Cambridge Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology.

Tutankhamun Gold Sandals and Nail Guards

Structure(functionality)/Color/Embellishment - Tutankhamun Gold Sandals and Nail Guards

This is the death mask of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to 1509. It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

This is the funeral effigy of England's King Henry VII (the father of King Henry VIII), who was the first Tudor monarch and reigned from 1485 to It is said to be the finest death mask in existence. It's also unusual in that his eyes are open.

Africa | Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon | Horn, vegetal fiber, cowrie shells, human hair and textile || The kunggang of the Bamileke belong to an important association of healers and headmen, and for the purification of villages. They represent the power of intervention against sorcery.

Africa Mask from the Bamileke people of Cameroon Horn, vegetal fiber, cowrie shells, human hair and textile The kunggang of the Bamileke belong to an important association of healers and headmen, and for the purification of villages. They represent

Tchokwe Chokwe Mask – Zambia This beautiful ihongo chokwe mask symbolizes wealth and power, with unusual scarification patterns on the eyeline and cheeks. The mask originates from the Chokwe people of Angola. The wearer is said to have judiciary powers. The cross on the forehead, known as cingelyengelye, is an early Portuguese influence. #Chokwe #zambia #africanart #utilitarian #artdeco #decoration #tribal #art #collection #decor #artifacts #culture #collectors #museum #gallery #luxury…

Tchokwe Chokwe Mask – Zambia This beautiful ihongo chokwe mask symbolizes wealth and power, with unusual scarification patterns on the eyeline and cheeks. The mask originates from the Chokwe people of Angola. The wearer is said to have judiciary powers. The cross on the forehead, known as cingelyengelye, is an early Portuguese influence. #Chokwe #zambia #africanart #utilitarian #artdeco #decoration #tribal #art #collection #decor #artifacts #culture #collectors #museum #gallery #luxury…

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