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Object Number: 29-12-129
Current Location: Imagine Africa
Currently On Display
Culture:Baule
Provenience: Ivory Coast
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 45.3cm
Width: 23.5cm
Depth: 15cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

Wooden mask colored black with horns pointing away from face. Brows lightly indicated. Eyelids half closed with painted eyes, long nose and slightly protruding open mouth. Strip beard leading to a tuft of carved hair on the chin. On the outside of eyes and mouth are three sets of tiny diamond shapes.


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What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1951 - 31 Dec 1951)View Objects in Exhibition
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