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U+0022colonU+0022 BaouleU+0022 figure (N° 18876)

Originally in African art, the settlers were statuettes dyed with vegetable dyes. They generally represent whites as perceived by the indigenous Baule people. However here it is a certain influence on the way of dressing that is manifested in the statuary. With the contact of pious images, Western religions and school, a tendency to realism will appear. This type of sculpture also embodied the "ideal spouse" in a ritual context.
The polychromy has also been well preserved.  

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EthnyBaoule
Countrycôte d'ivoire
Material(s)wood
Height32
Width8
Weight0.35 Kg
Estimated datingcontemporain

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