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Object Number: 58-13-2
Current Location: Imagine Africa
Currently On Display
Culture:Bobo
Provenience: Mali
French Sudan
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Bird
Height: 45cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Webster Plass, 1958

Description

Details in black, white, red, yellow paint. Bird head with long rectangular open (2-piece) beak. Plain wooden "crest" lashed on. Carved diamonds and narrow bands; concentric circles form eyes.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition
Imagine Africa with the Penn Museum (18 Sep 2011)View Objects in Exhibition

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