From: Ivory Coast

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number AF4697
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Dan
Provenience Ivory Coast
Section African
Materials Wood

Wooden mask colored black. Forehead slopes out to a rounded point at the top. Bulging eyes with long narrow slits. Left upper lid is broken off. Cone shaped nose with nostril hole. Thick lips showing a small tongue. Chin drops away at a ninety degree angle. There are perforations for attchments of fringe or a beard. Ther are marks around the forehead and down the center of it with the indentations of tacks.

Height 27.5 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Kelekian, 1917

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