University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-12-141
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Dan
Provenience: Ivory Coast
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Brass
Height: 28.4 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929
Other Number:130 - Other Number

Description

Wooden mask colored black. Forehead projects like a visor. Bulging slit eyes. Cheks are cylindrical projections. Wide triangular nose. Open mouth. Lips lined with brass tacks as is top of head.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Plass, Margaret, and Coon, Carleton S. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 20View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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