Spirit Bride

1983.05.0015

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Spirit Bride   (1983.05.0015)
Classification/
Nomenclature
Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Cote d’Ivoire
Period/Date 20th century
Culture Baule
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 39.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.6 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 7.5 cm
Weight 797 g
Measuring Remarks 45.5 is the height including the stand.
Materials Plant--Wood, Glass, Plant
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Beaded, Painting, Staining
Munsell Color Information Dark Brown (7.5 Y R 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography

Christie's. Catalog: Tribal Art, 6-22-81, fig 72. Sieber, Roy. African Art in the Cycle of Life. Smithsonian Inst. Press. 1987. p. 69. Sotheby's - New York. Catalogue for 12-2-83 Vogel, Susan, ed. For Spirits and Kings. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1981, p. 73.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Richard and Barbara Faletti Family Collection
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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