Bambara, Mali

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Description

Headress: chi wara antelope
19-20th C.
wood, metal and fiber
18 1/2 x 24 1/2"
Standing wooden male antelope headdress, three pairs of horns slightly tapered upward, upward curved tail, bent legs elongated neck with iron collar and concave back with decorative incised pattern. Animal figure stands on a circular wood base that would have been attached to the dancer's head with a basketry support.

Date

19-20th C.

Creator

Bambara, Mali

Source

Gift of Ceil and Michael Pulitzer

Identifier

2011.007.009

Collection

Citation

Bambara, Mali, “Bambara, Mali,” UCSB ADA Museum Omeka, accessed September 25, 2022, http://art-collections.museum.ucsb.edu/items/show/14383.