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Mami Wata figure

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Artist Unknown

Date

1950s

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G250
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigment
Size: 34 x 14 x 10 in. (86.36 x 35.56 x 25.4 cm) (without mount)
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Culture: Igbo Culture, Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: standing female figure wearing short pleated yellow skirt, belt with tan disks, silver blouse, red and black bolero jacket, silver shoes, and silver necklace with flower or star pendant; woman has long black hair and wide eyes; body intertwined with one s
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Norman Gabrick Endowment for African Art
Accession Number: 2011.29
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: January 19, 2013