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Doll, (hau pilu)

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Provenance

About 2002, acquired from an African merchant, New York by Professor Dwight B. Heath, Providence, RI; 2008, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anne C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath, in memory of their son, David B. Heath

African, Cameroon, Kirdi peoples,

Dimensions

Image: 13.3 x 4.4 x 73.7 cm (5 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1508

Medium or Technique

White, red, blue, yellow, and green seed-beads, raffia probably wrapped around cotton core, cowrie shells, leather

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Figurines