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Artist/Maker: Karumba people (Burkina Faso)

Date: collected between 1960-1973
Medium: wood and paint
Dimensions:
Overall: 38 1/4 x 15 1/2 x 4 in. (97.2 x 39.4 x 10.2 cm)
Classification: Clothing, Accessories and Jewelry
Credit Line: Gift of Professor and Mrs. Robert R. Ferens
Object number: 91.0057
DescriptionThe antelope is associated with the mythical creature that introduced the art of farming to humans. It is also an animal of the bush that frequently crosses into the human domain and grazes on crops in the field, another reason it is a symbol of agriculture.
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