Door lock (cross bar)

African, Dogon peoples, Mali
20th century, 1950–2000
Artist Unidentified


Object Place: Mali

Dimensions

Height x width (Main body and cross bar): 39.7 x 37 x 4 cm (15 5/8 x 14 9/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

2009.2774

Medium or Technique

Wood, nails

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Contemporary Art

Classifications

Decorative arts

Provenance

1970s, acquired in Bamako, Mali by Geneviève McMillan (b. 1922 - d. 2008), Cambridge, MA; 2008, to the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation, Cambridge; 2009, gift of the Geneviève McMillan and Reba Stewart Foundation to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 17, 2009)

Credit Line

Gift of Geneviève McMillan in memory of Reba Stewart