Artist Makonde, African
  • Helmet
Date between 19th and 20th century
Medium wood, wax, and fiber
Dimensions Overall: 9 × 8 × 10 1/2 inches (22.9 × 20.3 × 26.7 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, African Art Fund
Accession Number 76.25
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
(Alan Brandt, Inc., New York, New York, USA);
1976-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Bulletin of the DIA 55, no. 1 (1976): p. 7 (ill.).

Detroit Collects African Art. Exh. cat., DIA. Detroit, April 21-May 29, 1977, no. 197 (ill.).

African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 83.