Head Piece, 19th or 20th century

  • Ekoi, African

Wood

  • Overall: 20 1/4 × 6 1/4 × 6 3/8 inches (51.4 × 15.9 × 16.2 cm)

Founders Society Purchase

F73.170

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

  • Geometric motifs
  • Wood
  • Sculpture
  • Ekoi
  • Nigeria
  • Head (animal or human component)
  • Scarifications (visual works)
  • Horns (animal components)

(Alexander-Suggs Gallery, Inc.); 1973-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Ekoi, African, Head Piece, 19th or 20th century, wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase, F73.170.