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Provenance

By 1999, with an African dealer; New York; 1999, sold by this dealer to Timothy Hamill, Boston; 2011, gift of Timothy Hamill to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Tim Hamill

African, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, mid 20th–20th century

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.8 x 25.4 cm (7 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1732

Medium or Technique

Fiber, cowries, metal coins, leather

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Basketry