Mask in the form of a baboon

African, Bobo peoples, Burkina Faso
20th century
Artist Unidentified


Dimensions

Overall: 28.5 x 19 x 29 cm (11 1/4 x 7 1/2 x 11 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

2011.2115

Medium or Technique

Wood, teeth

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Masks

Provenance

About 1967-1969, acquired in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (then Upper Volta) by Drs. Eli and Carolyn Newberger, Brookline, MA; 2011, gift of Drs. Eli and Carolyn Newberger to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Carolyn and Eli Newberger