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Wooden Figurine from the Sakalava peoples Madagascar

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Wooden Figurine from the Sakalava peoples, western Madagascar. OASC The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Date:
19th–20th century
Geography:
Madagascar
Culture:
Sakalava peoples
Medium:
Wood, patina stain
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23 3/8 x 6 x 5 1/4 in. (59.4 x 15.2 x 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Purchase, Nelson A. Rockefeller Gift, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.577

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