Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure: Female (Akua Ba)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Ghana
Culture:
Asante
Medium:
Wood, beads, fiber
Dimensions:
H. 12-3/4 in. (32.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of William W. Brill, 1963
Accession Number:
1978.412.480
Not on view
Mr. and Mrs. William W. Brill, until 1963; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1963–1978

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