Ci Wara Headdress


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Artifact Identification Ci Wara Headdress   (1990.10.0014)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Personal Symbols
  4. :
  5. Belief Symbols
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date 19th – 20th century
Culture Bambara, Bamana
Location On Exhibitin the Africa exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Height) 49.7 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 19.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 6.9 cm
Weight 694 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Plant--Wood, Pigment--Stain
Manufacturing Processes Carved, Incising, Staining, Piercing
Munsell Color Information Dark Brown (7.5 Y R 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

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

Ezra, Kate. [Title]. Sieber, Roy. African Art in the Cycle of Life. Smithsonian Inst. Press, 1987. Vogel, Susan. For Spirits and Kings. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1981. Zahan, Dominique. The Bambara. The Netherlands, 1974. ______. Antilopes du Soleil. Photo: Explore the World Spurlock Museum.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Drs. Albert V. and Marguerite Carozzi
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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