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Vigango

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Artist Unknown (Kauma sub-group)

Date

late 19th-early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
Vigango, Artist Unknown (Kauma sub-group)
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Medium: Sculpture | Wood, pigment
Size: 71 x 4 7/16 x 1 13/16 in. (180.3 x 11.3 x 4.6 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Kenya, East Africa region, Southern Mijikenda, Dtzoni
Culture: Kauma sub-group, Africa, Kenya, East Africa region, Southern Mijikenda
Style: 19th-20th century
Physical Description: long rectangular body; lower 1/5 buried; chip carved diamond patterns throughout; carved facial and hair details; diamond shaped waist; rosettes depicting heart and umbilicus
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The William Hood Dunwoody Fund
Accession Number: 97.75.2
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009