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Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Metal, gold wash
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 × 8.6 × 5.1 cm (2 1/2 × 3 3/8 × 2 in.)
Type:
Textile and Fiber Arts
Geography:
Ghana
Description:
Elephant
Provenance:
Paul Tishman, New York, before 1968 to 1996
Ellen Rosenthal and Jean Harrison, 1996 to 1999
Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication, Washington D.C., 1999 to 2014
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Topic:
elephant  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of The Robbins Center for Cross Cultural Communication in memory of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
2014-32-42
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys79a831996-37bf-4dd8-ac1e-7b777bdf25a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2014-32-42