Doll, (hau pilu)

African, Cameroon, Kirdi peoples


Dimensions

Image: 13.3 x 4.4 x 73.7 cm (5 1/4 x 1 3/4 x 29 in.)

Accession Number

2008.1508

Medium or Technique

White, red, blue, yellow, and green seed-beads, raffia probably wrapped around cotton core, cowrie shells, leather

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania

Classifications

Figurines

Provenance

By 2004, Dwight B. Heath, Providence, RI; 2008, gift of Dwight B. Heath and Anna C. Heath to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 17, 2008)

Credit Line

Gift of Dwight B. and Anna Cooper Heath, in memory of their son, David B. Heath