University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 29-12-133
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Baule
Provenience: Ivory Coast
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Height: 26cm
Credit Line:Purchased from J. Laporte, 1929
Other Number122 - Other Number

Description

Wooden mask colored black. Hair is parted into ten sections down to the ears. Eyebrows over slits for eyes, with slightly more carved definition around them. Group of six dot "scars" between the brows. Groups of twelve outside the eyes. Realistic nose and lips parted for a mouth. No chin to speak of.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

African Negro Sculpture (1957 - 1957)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Plass, Margaret. 1957. African Negro Sculpture: A Walk Through the Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: 16View Objects cited in this Publication

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