Exhibitions/ Art Object

Staff: Female Figure

19th–20th century
Nigeria, Benue River Valley region
Tiv peoples
Iron, brass (cast), wood
H. 58 7/16 x W. 1 1/4 x D. 1 5/16 in. (148.5 x 3.2 x 3.4 cm)
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
Not on view
[John J. Klejman, New York, 1969]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1969, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

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