Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headdress (Sogoni Koun)

19th–20th century
Mali, Western and Central Sudan, Bougouni region
Bamana peoples
Wood, fiber, hair, beads, and cowrie shells
H. (with basket element): 25 in. (63.5 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Pascal James Imperato, 2008
Accession Number:
Not on view
Collected in Mali, Bougouni region, by Pascal James Imperato, Manhassett, NY, in 1968; Pascal James and Eleanor M. Imperato, Manhassett, NY, until 2008

LaGamma, Alisa. Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, 54, 98.

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