Ormal Analysis of a museum display from African history
The object of to be analysis is Female mask (Mmuo), Igbo Nigeria, Acession #1978.412.626at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
First provide a detailed and well-organized description of the objects form, Do not assume that the reader has seen the work. Your description should aim to be the textual equivalent of a photograph. It may additionally offer insights into the materials and techniques the artist used to achieve certain effects.
Next, connect the objects form to its cultural and historical context and function. Here you may draw on information provided in gallery labels, on the museums website, or other sources. Ideally you should focus on several key visual elements to draw conclusions about the objects larger significance.
Title the paper with the name of the work as well as its key data (culture, country, date, and materials).