Bovine Helmet Mask

Unidentified Senufo maker

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early 20th century

Wood and brass

Overall: 15 in. (38.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

2019.97.4

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Cote d'Ivoire

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Correspondences: African Sculpture at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 1996-March 2, 1997.

African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.

Provenance

Ex-collection Hans Himmelheber (1908-2003), Germany; acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1904-1983), Los Angeles, California, date unknown; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1996; given to present collection, 2019.

Old Number

VF 49; A0400; EL.996.25.30241

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