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Mask

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Object Number:
29-12-133
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Baule
Provenience:
Ivory Coast
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Description:
Wooden mask colored black. Hair is parted into ten sections down to the ears. Eyebrows over slits for eyes, with slightly more carved definition around them. Group of six dot "scars" between the brows. Groups of twelve outside the eyes. Realistic nose and lips parted for a mouth. No chin to speak of.
Height:
26cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from J. Laporte
Other Number:
122   -   Other Number

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16
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