University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
8828

View All (1) Object Images


Object Number: 83-34-1
Current Location: Africa Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Bobo
Provenience: Upper Volta
Date Made: 1900-1983
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1983
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Fiber
Pigment
Length: 134.8cm
Width: 21.9cm
Credit Line:Gift of Edith Drucker, 1983

Description

Plank dance mask of wood with twisted fiber strands around margin of face. Bird-face with duck-like beak and two facial appendages. Super-structure ends in ?bird face. Geometric incised designs with black, brown, and white pigments on front and back sides. Fair condition: some worm holes in and splitting of plank.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Gallery (1987 - 1994)View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Aug 1995)View Objects in Exhibition

You may also be interested in these objects:


See a problem? Let us know online.collections@pennmuseum.org

© Penn Museum 2016 Sitemap / Contact / Copyright / Disclaimer / Privacy / Upenn