Thumbnail of Mask (1971.13.0005)

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mask   (1971.13.0005)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, Mid 20th century
Culture Dan? , Gio?

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 36.2 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 34.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 15.1 cm
Weight 911 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Shell, Animal--Tooth?, Human--Tooth?, Plant, Textile--Cotton, Plant--Fiber, Plant--Cotton, Glass
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Beaded
Munsell Color Information Yellowish White (2.5 Y 9/2) -ns Dark Olive Brown ( 2.5 Y 2/2) -ns Dark Reddish Orange ( 10 R 4/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

See old label for information. The Journl of Aethetic Education, Volume 25, number 2, summer 1991. Cover images.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Fischer, Eberhard, and Hans Himmelheber. The Arts of the Dan in West Africa. Bern: Stampfli & Cie. trans. Anne Buddle. The Journl of Aethetic Education, Volume 25, number 2, summer 1991. Cover images.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Purchase
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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