Baule. <em>Elephant Mask</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, pigment, leather, 14 1/2 x 10 x 38 in. (36.8 x 25.4 x 96.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.876. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.876.jpg)

Elephant Mask

Artist:Baule

Medium: Wood, pigment, leather

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 14 1/2 x 10 x 38 in. (36.8 x 25.4 x 96.5 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, 5H6, 2B

Accession Number: 22.876

Image: 22.876.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Elephant mask with head that is roundish; sides of face with edges that are saw-toothed; eyes that are painted in place; ears that are large, circular, appear padded, and have edges that are saw-toothed; a trunk that curves downward; and tusks that curve upward. Opening at neck. Object is cracked.

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