From: Ivory Coast

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-12-68
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baule
Provenience Ivory Coast
Date Made Late 19th Century
Section African
Materials Wood | Gold | Fiber
Iconography Mother | Child

Mother seated on stool with child. Spirit Spouse " bloto bla." Woman and child. Colored black, except lower lip. Face marks: row of 5 groups of 3 scars across top of forehead, short double row between eyebrows, raised broken line surmounting group of 6 scars between eye and ear, 2 groups of small scars in square on cheek (front). Woman seated on stool supporting with clasped hands child on back.

Height 44.5 cm
Width 7 cm
Depth 14.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929
Other Number 036 - Cast Number

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