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Bamana (Bambara) people south-west region, Mali
Chi wara (Tyi wara) dance crest Description: antelope headdress
Place made: Mali
Materials & Technique: sculptures, ceremonial objects, wood, metal carving
Primary Insc: on underside of lower animal: "L70 - 13 - 4" on underside of base: "L71 - 18" on underside of base: "7 Santini Bros 7"
Dimensions: 57.7 h x 5.8 w x 22.6 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1974
Accession No: NGA 74.240
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • Gaston de Havenon, New York