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Alexander Peden's mask in the collection of the National Museum of Scotland. From the mid-1600s. Made of leather, fabric and real human hair.

Angel Face 2013 Angelina fibres 18x15x10cm The discovery of Angelina fibres has resulted in a self portrait in textiles. The fibres were heat moulded onto a plaster cast of my face. Please see more of my work at

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

Is this not just one of the most beautiful heads? From Nigeria, dates to the 14th-16th centuries, now in the British Museum.

West African Masquerade - Photographs by Phyllis Galembo