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Power figure
Power figure
Date:
19th century
Location:
Not on display
Century:
Media:
Wood (abura), Copper, Brass, Monitor Lizard Skin, Cowrie Shells
Dimensions:
24 x 5 x 5 (61 x 12.7 x 12.7 cm)
Object Type:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Songye
Accession Number:
71.16
Acquisition Date:
1971-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, M.H. de Young Art Trust Fund

with cowrie eyes, brass tacks, metal strips, snakeskin collar

Contemporaneous Works “Art from the same century and country”

Chief's hat
Chief's hat (late 19th century)