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Baule Face Mask

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Provenance

By 1924, with the Heath family, East Freetown, MA; by descent within the family to Luise Heath; 1993, by inheritance to Dwight B. and Anna C. Heath; 2004, year-end gift of Dwight and Anna Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 23, 2005)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna C. Heath in memory of their son David

African, Cote d'Ivoire, Baule or related peoples, 20th century

Dimensions

Overall (h x w): 31.8 x 19.1 cm (12 1/2 x 7 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2004.2238

Medium or Technique

Carved wood, iron peg, fiber

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Masks