“The eastern coast of the Ivory Coast comprises an area of lagoons, where the population is divided into twelve different language groups The cultural and stylistic unity of these people justifies grouping the, together for the purposes of this chapter. Before colonization, each village was autonomous and, when threatened, they united to form a ‘confederation’. Unusually, these people are not governed by chiefs, although a man’s social position is determined by his age.”
Baquart, Jean-Baptiste. The Tribal Arts of Africa. New York: Thames and Hudson Inc. 1998. Print.
Art from this Tribe
Attie African Figure 17.5″ – Ivory Coast
Pregnant Female Attie Figure 21″ | Ivory Coast | African Art
Mother Holding her Baby Attie Figure 16″ | Ivory Coast | African Art
Beautiful Female Attie Figure 23″ – Ivory Coast – African Art