Artist Baule, African
Title
  • Sword Hilt
Date no date
Medium Gold leaf over carved wood
Dimensions Overall: 7 1/2 × 2 5/8 × 2 5/8 inches (19.1 × 6.7 × 6.7 cm)
Credit Line Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill
Accession Number 70.58
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
On View African: Fit for a King, Level 1 (see map)
estate of Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969];
1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
Quarcoopome, Nii. “Akan Leadership and Status Objects,” Bulletin of the DIA 91, 1-4 (2017): p. 50 (fig. 2.33).