Helmet (Sigi Kun)

A work made of wood and pigment.

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  • A work made of wood and pigment.

Date:

Mid-19th/mid-20th century

Artist:

Bamana or Malinke
Mali
Northern Africa and the Sahel

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Artist

Bamana

Title

Helmet (Sigi Kun)

Origin

Mali

Date

1850–1950

Medium

Wood and pigment

Dimensions

H. 70 cm (29 9/16 in.)

Credit Line

African and Amerindian Curator's Discretionary Fund; through prior restricted gift of the Alsdorf Fund; through prior gift of Mrs. Ernest B. Zeisler; through prior restricted gift of the American Hospital Supply Corp.; through prior gift of the Britt Family Collection, Gwendolyn Miller and Herbert Baker; through prior restricted gift of the Alsdorf Foundation; African and Amerindian Art Purchase Fund; through prior gift of Deborah Stokes and Jeffrey Hammer in honor of Milton Gross; through prior gift of Muriel Kallis Newman; through prior bequest of Florene May Schoenborn

Reference Number

2018.362

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