Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headdress: Male (Sogoni Koun)

Date:
early 20th century
Geography:
Mali, Diolia region, Beleco village
Culture:
Bamana peoples
Medium:
Wood, fiber, cotton, cowrie shells, seeds, wax, duiker horn
Dimensions:
H. 30 in. (69.9 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Pascal James Imperato, 2006
Accession Number:
2006.225.2
Not on view
Collected in Dioila region of Mali, Beleco village, by Pascal James Imperato, 1968; Pascal James and Eleanor M. Imperato, New York, 1968–2006

LaGamma, Alisa. Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, 62, 107.



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