User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Door lock (cross bar)

Start collecting

Provenance

1970s, acquired in Bamako, Mali by Geneviève McMillan (b. 1922 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA; 2008, to the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; 2009, gift of the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Geneviève McMillan in memory of Reba Stewart

African, Dogon peoples, Mali, 20th century, 1950–2000

Object Place

Mali

Dimensions

Height x width (Main body and cross bar): 39.7 x 37 x 4 cm (15 5/8 x 14 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2774

Medium or Technique

Wood, nails

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Decorative arts