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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mask   (1973.01.0001)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Religious Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Colonial, 20th century
Culture Baule

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 46.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 22.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 18.5 cm
Weight 1493 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Painting
Munsell Color Information Black (N 2) -ns Dark Red ( 7.5 R 3/8) -ns Moderate Yellowish Brown ( 10 Y R 4/4) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

The polychrome mask possesses a broad wooden collar that serves as a fixture for a raffia cloak.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Fleishman, Jacquelyn N. "Continuity and Control: Art in Some West African Societies" (unpub. catalog, on file)

Artifact History

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

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