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Twin commemorative figure
Twin commemorative figure
Date:
early 20th century
Location:
de Young
Gallery 40
Century:
Media:
Wood, Cowrie Shells, Cloth, Beads
Dimensions:
11 1/2 x 9 1/2 (29.2 x 24.1 cm)
Object Type:
Country:
Continent:
Africa
Culture/People:
Yoruba People
Accession Number:
75.3.14a-b
Acquisition Date:
1901-01-01
Credit Line:

Museum purchase, AOA Acquisitions Fund

Exhibition History:

Fred Wilson Greeting Gallery-M.H. deYoung- 1/16/99-5/2/99

The figure has a shell costume covering its entire body.

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