Poro Society Horizontal Mask (kpakalogi sinei)
Loma, Poro Society
Wood, cotton, monkey fur, cowrie shells, feathers, leopard skin, metal, seeds
28 x 71 x 30 in.
Museum purchase through the Ella West Freeman Foundation Matching Fund
The head is elongated and abstracted. The jaw is hinged with peg teeth and a monkey fur beard. The headdress has an elaborate band decorated with shells and skin with feathers in mass at the top.