Exhibitions/ Art Object

Figure: Female (Kike)

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Cameroon, northern Cameroon, Donga River region
Culture:
Mambila peoples
Medium:
Pith, pigment
Dimensions:
H. 12 x W. 6 1/4 x D. 2 1/2 in. (30.5 x 15.9 x 6.4 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Purchase, Anonymous Gift and Rogers Fund, 1991
Accession Number:
1991.203.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 352
Collected in the 1930s, Mambila, Cameroon, by Paul Gebauer, until (d.)1977; his wife, Clara Gebauer, Portland, OR, from 1977, on loan to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1978-1991.

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