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For visitors to Van Gogh in America, operation hours are extended until 5 p.m. Tues-Thurs and 6 p.m. Sat-Sun.
Leather, fabric, glass, and cowrie shells
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.
North American, Native American