Headdress for a Men's Secret Society
Unidentified Boki maker
Wood, skin, vegetal fiber, metal, and red pigment
Overall: 11 1/4 × 10 5/8 in. (28.5 × 27 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection
Place Made: Cross River region, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa
Not on view
Art That Lives? Exploring Figural Art from Africa, Allvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 25, 2009-July 2010.
Alexander Bortolot, Art That Lives? Exploring Figural Art from Africa, Hood Mueum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009, ill. p. 22, no. 16.
Harry A. Franklin, about 1950; to Valerie Franklin (daughter), 1983; given to present collection, 1990.
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