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Female Figure

Date:
19th–mid-20th century
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire, northern Côte d'Ivoire
Culture:
Senufo peoples
Medium:
Wood, patina
Dimensions:
H. 10 1/4 x W. 2 3/4 x D. 2 1/2 in. (26 x 7 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.13
Not on view
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1952]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1952, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1956–1978

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. 280.

LaGamma, Alisa. Art and Oracle: African Art and Rituals of Divination. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2000, pp. 24–25.

Ezra, Kate. "African Art at the Museum of Primitive Art: Collecting and Constructing a Continent." In Lecture. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, April 5, 2002.

Peek, Philip M. "Couples of Doubles? Representations of Twins in the Arts of Africa." African Arts vol. 41, no. 1 (Spring 2008), pp. 14-23.



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