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Headdress: Female Antelope (Ci Wara)

19th–20th century
Mali, Ségou region
Mali; Bamana peoples
Wood, fibers
H. without basket 38 1/2 in. (97.8 cm) H. with basket 42 1/2 in. (108 cm)
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Pascal James Imperato, 2011
Accession Number:
Not on view
Acquired in Cercle of Segou, Mali by Pascal James Imperato, Manhasset, NY, 1969–2011

LaGamma, Alisa. Genesis: Ideas of Origin in African Sculpture. New York, New Haven and London: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 2002, 43, 89.

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