Initiation Society Mask (Waniougo)

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

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20th century

Wood and pigment

Overall: 15 x 31 x 11 in. (38.1 x 78.74 x 27.94 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Jerome E. Wexler, Clas of 1961

S.974.371

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Cote d'Ivoire

Period

20th century

Object Name

Mask

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

SART 65, Architecture I, Zenovia Toloudi, Spring 2015

Exhibition History

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.

Peoples and Cultures of Africa, Anthropology 44, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 29-December 18, 1994.

Arts of West and Central Africa, The Johnson Gallery, Middlebury College, Middlebury, Vermont, February 8-29, 1976.

The Ritual Context of African Art, Dartmouth College Museum, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 1-September 1, 1975.

Provenance

Jerome E. Wexler, Chicago; given to present collection, 1974.

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