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Figure: Female

15th–20th century
Dogon or Tellem peoples (?)
H x W x D: 16 15/16 x 3 x 3 1/8 in. (43.1 x 7.6 x 7.9 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
Not on view
Raymond and Laura Wielgus, Chicago; [Allan Frumkin Gallery, New York, until 1960]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1960–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 231.

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