Ebonko Mask

Title

Ebonko Mask

Identifier

2018.5

Subject

African, Oceanic & New World Cultures-Africa

Description

Completely made of cloth and synthetic materials - meaning of the mask is to project the global relevance of Ekpe, the secret society that performs it. Ekpe was the association that facilitated international trade with Europeans starting in the 1700s.

Creator

Ekpenyong Bassey Nsa

Format

Nigerian Masquerade Costume
cloth and synthetic materials

Donor

MUAM purchase through Jordan Fenton, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Art History

Files

P1010014.JPG

Collection

Citation

Ekpenyong Bassey Nsa, “Ebonko Mask,” Miami University Art Museum, accessed October 29, 2020, https://miamiuniversityartmuseum.omeka.net/items/show/2341.