Marionette

Unidentified maker (Mali)

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mid-20th century

Wood, paint, fabric, thread, and cord

Overall: 24 × 14 × 3 1/2 in. (61 × 35.6 × 8.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Gregory Slayton, Class of 1981

2006.66.1

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Mali

Period

20th century

Object Name

Recreational Artifacts

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Provenance

Collected in Mali ("from a Southern Mali tribal chief") by the donor, early 1980‘s; Gregory Slayton, Vienna, Virginia; given to present collection, 2006.

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