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The museum is closed at 5pm, but the outside grounds will be filled with lots of outdoor Noel Night activities until 9pm. 

Standing Female, between 19th and 20th century

  • Baule, African

Wood

  • Including base (mount): 20 1/4 × 5 7/8 × 5 3/4 inches (51.4 × 14.9 × 14.6 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.65

On View

  • African: Journey of Life N105

Department

Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas

estate of Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969]

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

Arts and Crafts in Detroit. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, November 26, 1976-January 16, 1977, no. 286, p. 211 (ill.). Detroit Collects African Art. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, April 21-May 29, 1977, no. 68 (ill.). Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Wood Sculpture,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, no. 1-4 (2017): p. 102 (fig. 5.25).

Baule, African, Standing Female, between 19th and 20th century, wood. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.65.