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Provenance

2000-2006, purchased by Timothy Phillips from Norman Hurst, Cambridge, MA from the Maud Morgan collection; 2006, offered as a Year-End-Gift to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Credit Line

Gift of Timothy Phillips

African, Burkina Faso, Lobi peoples, 20th century

Dimensions

Overall: 59.7 x 13.3 cm (23 1/2 x 5 1/4 in.) Lender Accessory: 3.2 x 17.1 x 17.8 cm (1 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

2006.2058

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Figurines