Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Headdress: Canoe (a-Bil-ña-Tshol)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Guinea, Niger River region
Culture:
Baga peoples
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 7 1/2 x W. 87 15/16 in. (19.1 x 223.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.66
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
[John J. Klejman, New York, 1957]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1957, on loan to the Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1957–1978

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