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Object Number: 95-22-1
Current Location: Imagine Africa
Currently On Display
Culture:Guro
Provenience: Ivory Coast
Section:African
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Carved
Painted
Iconography:Animal
Height: 42cm
Length: 13.2cm
Width: 11.5cm
Depth: 11.5cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William R. Klaus, 1995

Description

Multi-colored animal mask with protruding mouth, human-like nose and eyes and two animal horns. The basic color is black; tongue is red with well-arranged white teeth; the nose is circled yellow; eyes black surrounded by red with white outline; horns are colored white, yellow, blue, black and red.


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