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Stool

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Native Name:
Mma Dwa
Object Number:
2003-58-15
Current Location:
Collections storage
Culture:
Ashanti
Provenience:
Ghana
Section:
African
Materials:
Wood
Technique:
Carved
Description:
Large wooden stool with crescent-shaped seat, flat base and a complex upport strucure in which exists incised designs. This design, known as a Mma Dwa, designates this as a woman's stool.
Credit Line:
Gift of the Philadelphia Commercial Museum (also known as the Philadelphia Civic Center Museum), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Other Number:
1993.X.619   -   Other Number

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