Basket with cowries

Yoruba peoples
mid 20th–20th century


Object Place: Nigeria

Dimensions

Height x diameter: 17.8 x 25.4 cm (7 x 10 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1732

Medium or Technique

Fiber, cowries, metal coins, leather

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Basketry

Provenance

By 1999, with an African dealer; New York; 1999, sold by this dealer to Timothy Hamill, Boston; 2011, gift of Timothy Hamill to the MFA. (Accession date: September 21, 2011)

Credit Line

Gift of Tim Hamill