Artist Babanki, African
  • Chief's Cap
Date 20th century
Medium cloth, cotton, and wool
Dimensions Overall: 7 3/4 × 8 inches (19.7 × 20.3 cm)
Credit Line Founders Society Purchase, Eleanor Clay Ford Fund for African Art
Accession Number F78.44
Department Africa, Oceania & Indigenous Americas
Not On View
(Charles B. Davis, The Gallery of Primitive Man, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA);
1978-present, purchase by the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)
African Masterworks In The Detroit Institute of Arts. Washington and London: The Detroit Institute of Arts and Smithsonian Institution Press, 1995, cat. no. 43.

A Guide to Cameroon Art from the Collection of Paul and Clara Gebauer. Exh. cat., Portland Art Museum. Portland, October 30-December 1, 1968, pp. 18, 25.

Seiber, R. African Textiles and Decorative Arts. The Museum of Modern Art, New York, pp. 68-69.