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Plank Mask

Artist

Artist Unknown (Bwa)

Date

c. 1960

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Plank Mask, Artist Unknown (Bwa)
Plank Mask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Decorative Arts and Utilitarian Objects, Woodwork | Wood, pigment
Size: 82 1/2 x 18 x 9 1/2 in. (209.6 x 45.7 x 24.1 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Burkina Faso, West Africa region
Culture: Bwa, Africa, Burkina Faso, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: white and black, red trim; five teeth inside opening between eyes; red protrusion above head, curving downward; front of body (above head) X design below zigzag; back of body checkerboard pattern; U-shape at top
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 98.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009