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Creator: Baga or Nulu
Creator Name: Unknown
Creator Nationality: African; West African; Ghanain
Creator Role: Artist
Creator Dates/Places: Africa, Guinea//Africa, West Africa, Guinea Africa,West Africa,Guinea
Creator Active Place: Africa,West Africa,Guinea
Creator Name-CRT: Baga
Title: Shrine Figure (a-Tshol, Elek, or ma-Tshol)
Title Type: preferred
View: Full View
Creation Start Date: 1875
Creation End Date: 1925
Creation Date: Late 19th/early 20th century
Creation Place: Africa,West Africa,Guinea
Object Type: Sculpture
Materials and Techniques: wood
Dimensions: H: 23 1/8 in. (58.7 cm); L: 31 3/4 in. (80.1 cm); W: 10 1/2 in. (26.7 cm)
AMICA Contributor: The Art Institute of Chicago
Owner Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA
ID Number: 1962.474
Credit Line: The Art Institute of Chicago, Restricted gift of Mrs. Chauncey Borland; through prior gift of Mr. Raymond J. Wielgus.
Style or Period: Baga
AMICA ID: AIC_.1962.474
AMICA Library Year: 1998
Media Metadata Rights:
Copyright The Art Institute of Chicago, 1998
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