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Headdress and Shrine Figure (A-tshol)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Guinea, Niger River region
Culture:
Baga peoples
Medium:
Wood, iron nails, leather thong
Dimensions:
H. 29 5/8 x W. 5 3/4 x D. 23 1/2 in. (75.2 x 14.6 x 59.7 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1964
Accession Number:
1978.412.301
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[John J. Klejman, New York, until 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1964; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1964–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, 309.



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