Seated Female Figure Representing a Spirit Partner

Baule people, Cote d'Ivoire (Ivory Coast), Africa

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about 1930

Wood, glass beads, cowrie shell, brass, and seeds

Overall: 23 15/16 x 4 1/2 x 5 1/2 in. (60.8 x 11.4 x 14 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Claire E. and Dr. Frederick R. Mebel, Class of 1935

985.46.26463

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Cote d'Ivoire

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

Provenance

Dr. Frederick Ronald Mebel (1913-1998) and Claire E. Mebel (1916-1994); Rockville Center, New York; given to present collection, 1985.

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