Transcending cultures and time, masks have served a variety of functions over the centuries, from honoring the dead and symbolizing deities to intimidating enemies and amusing audiences. They've also been fabricated from a wide range of materials such as wood, marble, iron, jadeite, ceramic, and gold, among others. This spirited deck of cards includes several must-see masks from across The Met's vast holdings.
What better way to learn the language of art than with The Met, home to 5,000 years of art and artifacts? From Animals to Armor to the Arts of Asia, our decks feature a selection of the magnificent treasures housed within this world-famous museum. Available in 9 styles each deck contains 52 of The Met's most compelling exhibits along with key trivia