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Wood and fiber
8 1/2 x 5 1/4 x 3 in. (21.6 x 13.3 x 7.6 cm)
Gift of Katherine White and the Boeing Company
Not currently on view


Exhibition HistoryCleveland, Ohio, Cleveland Museum of Art, African Tribal Images: the Katherine White Reswick Collection, July 10-September 1, 1968; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, The University of Pennsylvania, October 10-December 1, 1968

Flint, Michigan, Flint Institute of Arts, The Art of Black Africa, February 8-April 5, 1970.

Los Angeles, California, Frederick S Wight Gallery, University of California, African Art In Motion, January 20-March 17, 1974; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., April 21-July 30, 1974.
Published ReferencesThe Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio, African Tribal Images: The Katherine White Reswick Collection, 1968, no. 54

Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, The Art of Black Africa, 1970, no. 43

University of California Press, Berkeley and Los Angeles, California, African Art in Motion: Icon and Act, Robert Farris Thompson, 1974, p. 170, plate p-2.

Seattle Art Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are on Indigenous land, the traditional territories of the Coast Salish people. We honor our ongoing connection to these communities past, present, and future.

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