Object title
Nigerian Face Mask #1 Built and performed by
Faith Ringgold On Loan From
ACA Galleries, NY Description

Faith Ringgold first travelled to Africa in 1976.
"Nigerian Face Mask #1" is her first mask in the series and was inspired by her visit to Nigeria.

Living Objects theme
Puppetry as Visual Art

Years created and used
1976 Medium
Mixed media: original edo brocade, beads and colored raffia Type of puppet
Mask Dimensions
Height: 17”
Width: 10.5”
Depth: 5”