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Provenance

1983, sold by Leonard Kahan Gallery, New York to 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, Mende or Gola peoples, Sierra Leone, 20th century, 1950–2000

Object Place

Sierra Leone

Dimensions

Overall: 45 x 21 x 26 cm (17 11/16 x 8 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2728

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Sculpture