X65.8521 Fly whisk

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Object Name: Fly Whisk

Artist: Unknown

Culture: Asante peoples

Place of Origin: Kumasi, Ghana

Date/Era: 19th century(?)

Medium/Materials: Elephant tail, gold, silver, beads

Dimensions: L: 54 cm

Credit Line: Fowler Museum at UCLA. Gift of the Wellcome Trust.

Accession Number: X65.8521

Description

Source: Marla C. Berns, World Arts, Local Lives: The Collections of the Fowler Museum at UCLA. Fowler Museum, Los Angeles, 2014

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