Seated Female Figure Representing a Spirit Partner

Unidentified Baule maker


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about 1930

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

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

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



Africa, Western Africa, Cote d'Ivoire


20th century

Object Name




Not on view

Course History

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

Exhibition History

Works from the Continent of Africa, Ivan Albright Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2019-March 15, 2020.


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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