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Baule Face Mask

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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


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

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Medium or Technique

Carved wood, iron peg, fiber


Africa and Oceania