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Provenance

About 2001, sold through Sotheby's to Drs. James and Gladys Strain, New York; 2006, gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 24, 2007)

Credit Line

Gift of Drs. James and Gladys Strain and Dr. Jamie P. Strain

African, Yoruba peoples, Nigeria, Ekiti area, Early 20th century,

Dimensions

Overall: 53 x 18 x 14 cm (20 7/8 x 7 1/16 x 5 1/2 in.) Lender Accessory: 0.8 x 17 x 16 cm (5/16 x 6 11/16 x 6 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2060

Medium or Technique

Glass beads, cloth, and string

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Figurines