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Mask

Object Number:
83-34-1
Current Location:
Culture:
Bobo
Provenience:
Upper Volta
Date Made:
1900-1983
Early Date:
1900
Late Date:
1983
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Fiber
Pigment
Description:
Plank dance mask of wood with twisted fiber strands around margin of face. Bird-face with duck-like beak and two facial appendages. Super-structure ends in ?bird face. Geometric incised designs with black, brown, and white pigments on front and back sides. Fair condition: some worm holes in and splitting of plank.
Credit Line:
Gift of Edith Drucker

Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)
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African Gallery ( Aug 1995)
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