Guro, Ivory Coast

TH2011.007.011.jpg

Description

Mask
19-20th C.
Wood, patina and pigment
9 1/2 x 5 x 4"
A finely carved elongated face mask; face is characterized by a slim upturned nose with a ridge extending to hairline; the coiffure is marked by parallel incised lines that reach the top of both flat circular ears. The eyes are incised half circles and the cheeks are indicated by horizontal parenthetical shapes

Date

19-20th C.

Creator

Guro, Ivory Coast

Source

Gift of Ceil and Michael Pulitzer

Identifier

2011.007.011

Collection

Citation

Guro, Ivory Coast, “Guro, Ivory Coast,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed April 22, 2024, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/14433.