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Wooden figures and dolls, 20th century, Ashanti (Asante), West Africa

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K13855

Wooden figures and dolls, 20th century, Ashanti (Asante), West Africa

20th century wooden figures and dolls of which few were preserved for more than a generation. Most Asante wood carving was done in a soft white wood called esese (a species of Funtumia).

1984

Slides

35mm

Africa

American Museum of Natural History Research Library

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American Museum of Natural History

Citation

Unknown (artist) and Unknown (photographer), “Wooden figures and dolls, 20th century, Ashanti (Asante), West Africa,” AMNH Research Library | Digital Special Collections, accessed November 28, 2022, https://images.library.amnh.org/digital/items/show/3698.