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Female Bush Spirit Figure (Asye Usu)

Artist/Maker: Baulé people (Ivory Coast)

Date: not dated
Medium: wood and pigment
Dimensions:
Overall: 10 5/8 x 2 5/8 x 3 1/8 in. (27 x 6.7 x 7.9 cm)
Classification: Art Works
Credit Line: Museum purchase
Object number: 91.0282.01
DescriptionOne of a pair of bush spirits or spirit spouses. Images of entities from the spirit world influence events in this world if properly cared for. Bush spirits in particular are used by trance diviners to help them solve problems for their clients.
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