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Object Number:
29-12-170
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Bavili (uncertain)
Bafiot (uncertain)
Provenience:
Gabon
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Pigment
Description:
Face whitened. Face marks: lozenges-shaped cluster of red scars in middle of forehead; rectangle of same, forward of ears. Lips red. Headress (High central crest, triangular brais at each side) and eysbrows, black. Ogowe type
Height:
29.8cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. Laporte

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 55
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