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ID number:  BIRRC-D0265
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Unknown
Title / Object name:  Wooden headress
Object type:  Sculpture
Place made:  E. Nigeria
Culture:  Possibly Igbo
Date made:  Mid 1930s
Materials:  Wood, painted in black and white
Measurements:  40 x 14 cm
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Head with crested headdress supported by four leopards on a pedestal base. Tribal provenance unconfirmed. Made for tourists. Bequested to the University by E.H. Duckworth in 1972.

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