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Figure: Female

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Nigeria, Cross River region
Culture:
Igbo peoples
Medium:
Wood, hide, fiber, cloth, mud, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 56 x 11 3/8 x 8 3/4in. (142.2 x 28.9 x 22.2cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, The Denise and Andrew Saul Philanthropic Foundation Gift, 1984
Accession Number:
1984.96
Not on view
Ben Heller, New York, until 1984

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