From: Ivory Coast

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-12-129
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baule
Provenience Ivory Coast
Section African
Materials Wood

Wooden mask colored black with horns pointing away from face. Brows lightly indicated. Eyelids half closed with painted eyes, long nose and slightly protruding open mouth. Strip beard leading to a tuft of carved hair on the chin. On the outside of eyes and mouth are three sets of tiny diamond shapes.

Height 45.3 cm
Width 23.5 cm
Depth 15 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

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