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Headdress: Chameleon

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria
Culture:
Yoruba peoples, Ijebu group
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H.4 1/8 x W. 8 1/8 x D. 22 in. (10.5 x 20.6 x 55.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Sayer in memory of Dr. Milton Gross, 1980
Accession Number:
1980.562.3
Not on view
Dr. Milton Gross, Brooklyn, NY; Dr. and Mrs. Robert J. Sayer, New York, until 1980

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