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Object Number:
29-12-69
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baule
Provenience:
Ivory Coast
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Iconography:
Female
Description:
Hard wood, colored dark brown, except eyeballs, inner lips, and the inside of rectangular region of mouth. Face marks: three groups of small scars in a row across the upper forehead; Three broken lines radiating from point on outer edge of orbit; two parallel lines across cheek; two oblong groups os small scars in line obliquely from near nostril to edge of lower jaw. Female is on stool with girdle of multi colored beads.
Height:
43.3cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. Laporte

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16
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[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 50
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