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Provenance

2002, sold by Alpha Jenna, New York to Professor Dwight Heath, Providence, RI; 2008, gift of Dwight B. and Anna C. Heath in memory of their son David 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, Uganda; Lugbara, Lendu, or Loga peoples, mid 20th–20th century

Place of Creation

Uganda

Dimensions

Overall: 47 x 20.3 x 29.2 cm (18 1/2 x 8 x 11 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1515

Medium or Technique

Plant fiber

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Basketry