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Object Number:
29-12-68
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baule
Provenience:
Ivory Coast
Date Made:
Late 19th Century
Early Date:
1875
Late Date:
1900
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Gold
Fiber
Iconography:
Mother
Child
Cicatrisation
Description:
Mother seated on stool with child. Spirit Spouse " bloto bla." Woman and child. Colored black, except lower lip. Face marks: row of 5 groups of 3 scars across top of forehead, short double row between eyebrows, raised broken line surmounting group of 6 scars between eye and ear, 2 groups of small scars in square on cheek (front). Woman seated on stool supporting with clasped hands child on back.
Height:
44.5cm
Width:
7cm
Depth:
14.5cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. Laporte
Other Number:
036   -   Cast Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Discovering the Past: Highlights from the University Museum (IBM) (20 Jun 1989 - 20 Aug 1989)
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Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: 21
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[Article] Huss-Ashmore, Rebecca. 2000. ""The Real Me": Therapeutic Narrative in Cosmetic Surgery" Vol.: Vol. 42, No. 3. Expedition. 42 (3): 12. : Page/Fig./Plate: 28
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16
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[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret B. 1956. African Tribal Sculpture. : Page/Fig./Plate: 22
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[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 51
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