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Mask

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Object Number:97-18-4
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Guro
Provenience: Ivory Coast
Section:African
Materials:Pigment
Wood
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Bird
Credit Line:Gift of Dr. & Mrs. Robert M. Hill II, 1997

Description

Carved wood in the style of Guro carving, black shiny surface in face area, elongated nose, narrrow slit eyes, traces of yellow pigment. Three small protrusions of wood on forehead. Head is surmounted b a bird with beak extended over the mask. Traces of red, yellow and white pigment on bird.

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