Face Mask

1986.21.0001

Photo of Face Mask

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Face Mask   (1986.21.0001)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, West, Cote d’Ivoire
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Baule

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 32.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 18.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 11.2 cm
Weight 1,233 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Staining, Incising
Munsell Color Information Dark Brown (5 Y R 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Sotheby’s - London. Catalog, sale of June 25-26, 1984, Lot 237. Sotheby's - London. Catalog, sale of May 14, 1981, Lot 179 [1986.21.0001].

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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