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Comb, 20th century

  • Fante, African

Wood and pigment

  • Overall: 11 1/8 × 2 5/8 × 1 inches (28.3 × 6.7 × 2.5 cm)

Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art

77.80

On View

  • African N100

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

(Alexander-Suggs Gallery, Inc.)

1977-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Wood Sculpture,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1-4 (2017): p. 88 (fig. 5.2).

Fante, African, Comb, 20th century, wood and pigment. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art, 77.80.