Female Puppet Figure

Unidentified Baga maker

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mid-20th century

Wood, pigment, and cotton cloth

Overall: 19 1/4 in. (48.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H

S.972.9

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Guinea

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Art of the Baga, Museum of African Art, New York, NY. The 2nd venue was the Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, MD.

African Spring, Rotunda, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 1-May 18, 1980, in conjunction with Nigerian Splendor.

African Images, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1972.

Publication History

Frederick Lamp, Art of the Baga: A Drama of Cultural Reinvention, Munich: Prestal Verlag, 1996, ill. p.216

Provenance

Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York; given to present collection, 1972.

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