Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headdress and Shrine Figure (a-Tshol)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Guinea, Niger River region
Culture:
Baga peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 7/16 x 10 in. (26.5 x 25.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1964
Accession Number:
1978.412.330
Not on view
Stanislaw Swiderski, until 1958; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1958–1964; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1964–1978

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