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Mask

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Artist Unknown

Date

first half of 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G250
Mask, Artist Unknown
Mask: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Ceremonial Objects | Wood, pigment, metal
Size: 30 1/2 x 11 1/4 x 20 1/2 in. (77.47 x 28.58 x 52.07 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa region
Culture: Senufo Culture, Africa, Côte d'Ivoire, West Africa region
Style: first half of 20th century
Inscriptions: Inscriptionson back at bottom, in red: [60.24]- in two areas; on back at bottom, in white: [26673]
Physical Description: animal's head with squared-off snout; four tusks and six horns; diamond-shaped ears; encrusted patina-only small fragments of pigment remain
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Walker Art Center and the T.B. Walker Foundation, 2006
Accession Number: 2006.36.3
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: March 1, 2009