Bamana (Bambara) people
south-west region, Mali
Chi wara (Tyi wara) dance crest
: antelope headdress
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"
57.7 h x 5.8 w x 22.6 d cm
: Purchased 1974 Accession No
: NGA 74.240 Subject
: African art
- Gaston de Havenon, New York