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Flywhisk

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Artist Unknown (Bamileke)

Date

First Quarter of 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Flywhisk, Artist Unknown (Bamileke)
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Medium: Sculpture | Horsehair, cloth, beads, shells
Size: 49 1/2 x 7 1/4 x 3 3/16 in. (125.7 x 18.4 x 8.1 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Cameroon, West Africa region
Culture: Bamileke, Africa, Cameroon, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: long horsehair tail with beaded finial in the shape of an elephant with a long tail and cowrie shell eyes
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Bob Ulrich and Jill Dahlin
Accession Number: 99.167.1
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009