Bamana people, Ivory coast

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Description

Mask
17-19th C.
Wood
9 1/2 x 5 x 4"
An archaic and eroded carved face mask with delicately carved and serene features. The eye lids appear partially closed looking downward. The nose is thin and runs the length of the face with a narrow elegant profile; the mouth has softly indicated rounded closed lips.

Date

17-19th C.

Creator

Bamana people, Ivory coast

Source

Gift of Ceil and Michael Pulitzer

Identifier

2011.007.001

Collection

Citation

Bamana people, Ivory coast, “Bamana people, Ivory coast,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed October 1, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/14380.