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ID: 300263921
Page Link: http://vocab.getty.edu/page/aat/300263921

 

Record Type: concept
kpeli-yehe (face masks, masks (costume), ... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name))

 

Note: Oval wooden or metal face masks made and used by the Senufo people of northern Côte d'Ivoire, southern Mali, and southwestern Burkina Faso. Representing the female element, these masks are generally slightly smaller than life-size. They are ornamented with sets of geometric projections that flank the crown of the head, upper face, and mouth, diagonal scarifications on each cheek, and sometimes a set of vertical horns.
 
Terms:
kpeli-yehe (preferred,C,U,English-P,D,U,PN)
kpeli-yehe (Spanish-P,D,U,SN)
gpelihe (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
gpelye (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kodélié (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
Kodoli-yehe (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kodöli-yëhë (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpelie (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpelié (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpélié (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpelié-yehe (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpelige (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpéligué (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpeliyar (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpeli-yëhë (C,U,English,UF,U,N)
kpeliyehe (C,U,Dutch-P,D,U,U)

Facet/Hierarchy Code:  V.TE

Hierarchical Position:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of <costume by function>
................ <costume by function> (G)
Hierarchy of masks (costume)
.................... masks (costume) (G)
Hierarchy of face masks
........................ face masks (G)
Hierarchy of kpeli-yehe
............................ kpeli-yehe (G)

Additional Parents:

Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
.... Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of Costume (hierarchy name)
........ Costume (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of costume (mode of fashion)
............ costume (mode of fashion) (G)
Hierarchy of <costume by function>
................ <costume by function> (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial costume
.................... ceremonial costume (G)
Hierarchy of kpeli-yehe
........................ kpeli-yehe (G)
 
Hierarchy of Objects Facet
Objects Facet
Hierarchy of Object Genres (hierarchy name)
.... Object Genres (hierarchy name) (G)
Hierarchy of object genres (object classifications)
........ object genres (object classifications) (G)
Hierarchy of <object genres by function>
............ <object genres by function> (G)
Hierarchy of ceremonial objects
................ ceremonial objects (G)
Hierarchy of kpeli-yehe
.................... kpeli-yehe (G)

Additional Notes:
Dutch ..... Ovale houten of metalen gezichtsmaskers, gemaakt en gebruikt door het Senufo-volk in het noorden van Ivoorkust, het zuiden van Mali en het zuidwesten van Burkina Faso. Deze maskers, die het vrouwelijke element voorstellen, zijn in het algemeen iets kleiner dan levensgroot. Ze zijn versierd met reeksen geometrische projecties die de bovenzijde van het hoofd, het bovenste deel van het gelaat en de mond flankeren, diagonale insnijdingen op elke wang en soms twee verticale hoorns. 

Sources and Contributors:
gpelihe............  [VP]
.................  Bulletin d'Institut de l'Institut français d'Afrique noire (1939-1953) Vol. 27, No. 3/4, 66, Gilbert Bochet, "Les masques sénufo, de la forme à la signification" 1965
.................  Leiris and Delange, African Art (1968) 293
gpelye............  [VP]
.................  Bulletin d'Institut de l'Institut français d'Afrique noire (1939-1953) Vol. 27, No. 3/4, 66, Gilbert Bochet, "Les masques sénufo, de la forme à la signification" 1965 Cited as plural form in source
kodélié............  [VP]
.................  Goldwater, Senufo Sculpture (1964) 15
Kodoli-yehe............  [VP]
.......................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) Vol. 28, 421, Till Förster, "Senufo 3(1): Masks and masquerades"
kodöli-yëhë............  [VP]
.......................  Roy, Art and Life in Africa (1992) 28
kpelie............  [VP]
.................  African Arts (1967-) Vol. 12, No. 3, 72, Dolores, Richter, "Senufo mask classification" May 1979
kpelié............  [VP]
.................  Sieber and Walker, African Art (1987) 135
kpélié............  [VP]
.................  Goldwater, Senufo Sculpture (1964) 15
kpelié-yehe............  [VP]
.......................  Sieber and Walker, African Art (1987) 135
kpelige............  [VP]
.................  Barbier, Art of Côte d'Ivoire (1993) 66
kpéligué............  [VP]
.................  Goldwater, Senufo Sculpture (1964) 15
kpeliyar............  [VP]
.................  Barbier, Art of Côte d'Ivoire (1993) 102
kpeli-yehe............  [CDBP-SNPC Preferred, VP Preferred]
.......................  African Arts (1967-) Vol. 12, No. 3, 72, Dolores Richter, "Senufo mask classification" May 1979
.......................  Contributed as a candidate term Candidate term -- AFRART -- 09/08/00
.......................  Grove Dictionary of Art (1996) Vol. 28, 421, Till Förster, "Senufo 3(1):Masks and Masquerades". Spelt with capital initial letter in source
.......................  TAA database (2000-)
.......................  Vogel, For Spirits and Kings (1981) illustration, 41
kpeli-yëhë............  [VP]
.......................  Roy, Art and Life in Africa (1992) 28
kpeliyehe............  [RKD, AAT-Ned Preferred]
....................  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Subject: .....  [CDBP-SNPC, RKD, AAT-Ned, VP]
............  AAT-Ned (1994-)
 
Note:
English .......... [VP]
.......... African Arts (1967-)
.......... Legacy AAT data
Dutch .......... [RKD, AAT-Ned]
.......... AAT-Ned (1994-)

 

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