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Maker:
Igbo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
127.5 × 56.8 × 7.6 cm (50 3/16 × 22 3/8 × 3 in.)
Type:
Architectural Element
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
20th century
Description:
Large, slightly curved heavy wooden door with extended attachment points at top and bottom. Surface is covered in a deeply incised, geometric pattern composing a central circle and horizontal band, with chevrons in the registers above and below. Traces of white pigment throughout. Sticker on reverse reads: “Shot 30-30-15 CW.”
Provenance:
Claus Volra, Egremont, Massachusetts, before early 1970s
Drs. Nicole and John Dintenfass, New York, New York, early 1970s to 2017
Credit Line:
Gift of Nicole and John Dintenfass
Object number:
2017-18-3
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2017-18-3