From: Ivory Coast

Curatorial Section: African

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Object Number 29-12-69
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Baule
Provenience Ivory Coast
Section African
Materials Wood
Iconography Female

Hard wood, colored dark brown, except eyeballs, inner lips, and the inside of rectangular region of mouth. Face marks: three groups of small scars in a row across the upper forehead; Three broken lines radiating from point on outer edge of orbit; two parallel lines across cheek; two oblong groups os small scars in line obliquely from near nostril to edge of lower jaw. Female is on stool with girdle of multi colored beads.

Height 43.3 cm
Credit Line Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

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