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Human Ciwara Bamana/ Bozo
An Artist’s Collection VOL.1
D’Jenne, Mali, West Africa
20th century, wood, natural pigment, red thread
19″ x 3″ x 4″
Field Collected in 2019 by the artist.
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Poetic lines and a serene symmetrical face rest below a tri-crested coiffeur, adorned with crimson red thread . Triangular scarification frames the sides of the mandible, breasts and thighs. Purchased in D’Jenne from a family that held onto this for over many decades.