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2004, sold by an unidentified African vendor in 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 and Kenya; Borana peoples, mid 20th–20th century

Place of Creation

Uganda and Kenya


Overall: 58 x 30 cm (22 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Plant fiber


Africa and Oceania