University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-12-69
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Baule
Provenience: Ivory Coast
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Iconography:Female
Height: 43.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929

Description

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957) View Objects in Exhibition
African Gallery ( Sep 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Article] Plass, Margaret, and Coon, Carleton S. Dec 1957. "African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Vol. 21. no. 4. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 16View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Journal] Wieschhoff, H. A. The African Collections of The University Museum Vol.: Vol. 11, Nos. 1-2.. University Museum Bulletin. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 50View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Wingert, Paul S. 1948. African Negro Sculpture.. The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, M.H. De Young Memorial Museum. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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