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Granary Shutter

Artist/Maker: Dogon people (Mali)

Date: 20th century
Medium: wood and iron
Dimensions:
Overall: 23 1/8 x 18 5/8 x 2 3/4 in. (58.7 x 47.3 x 7 cm)
Classification: Architectural Elements
Credit Line: Gift of Alan Potamkin
Terms
Object number: 2007.48.19
DescriptionFemale breasts symbolize the sustenance provided by the crops stored within and the nurturing of subsequent generations because the grain also provides seeds for the next growing season.
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