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Title

Male headdress (Ci wara)

20th century

Artists

Unknown Artist

No image
  • Details

    Other Titles
    Male Chi-wara antelope head-dress
    Tyi wara
    Chi wara
    Place where the work was made
    Mali
    Cultural origin
    Bamana people
    Date
    20th century
    Media categories
    Sculpture , Ceremonial object
    Materials used
    wood, plaited plant fibre, hammered brass overlay, metal nails, cowrie shells, red cotton fabric, plant fibre
    Dimensions
    143.0 cm height overall (including headdress fringe); 105.0 x 31.0 x 19.0 cm carved figure
    Credit
    Purchased 1971
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    137.1971
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