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Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
cotton (textile)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2007.7.229.1): 13 5/8 × 10 3/4 × 3/8 in. (34.6 × 27.3 × 1 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.229.2): 14 5/16 × 9 3/4 × 1/2 in. (36.4 × 24.8 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (2007.7.229.3): 12 1/4 × 10 × 1/2 in. (31.1 × 25.4 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
masks (costume)
Date:
20th-mid 20th century
Description:
2007.7.229.1
A triangular blackface mask constructed from stretch, black knit cloth. The mask are predominantly black with white stitching around the eye holes and red, appliquéd cloth at the mouth. The mouth is large and exaggerated.
2007.7.229.2
A triangular blackface mask constructed from stretch, black knit cloth. The mask are predominantly black with white stitching around the eye holes and red, appliquéd cloth at the mouth. The mouth is large and exaggerated.
2007.7.229.3
A triangular blackface mask constructed from stretch, black knit cloth. The mask are predominantly black with white stitching around the eye holes and red, appliquéd cloth at the mouth. The mouth is large and exaggerated.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Object number:
2007.7.229.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Collection of James M. Caselli and Jonathan Mark Scharer
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c6642d7b-5e16-49f9-b5db-239f95a7eb03
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.7.229.1-.3