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House of the Head, 20th century

  • Yoruba, African

Leather, fabric, glass, and cowrie shells

  • Overall: 17 1/2 × 8 1/2 inches (44.5 × 21.6 cm)

Gift of Catherine Carter Blackwell



Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

Catherine Carter Blackwell

2003-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Yoruba, African, House of the Head, 20th century, leather, fabric, glass, and cowrie shells. Detroit Institute of Arts, Gift of Catherine Carter Blackwell, 2003.203.