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Figure of a Seated Woman

Arts of Africa

MEDIUM Wood, glass beads
  • Place Made: Côte d'Ivoire
  • DATES late 19th or early 20th century
    DIMENSIONS 12 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (30.5 x 7.6 x 7 cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Female figure seated on stool hands in lap. Scarification on arms face and stomach. Crest-like coiffure, conical breasts. String of beads around both wrists and neck and has one earring and one earring is missing. One of a male/female pair. Condition is good.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Senufo. Figure of a Seated Woman, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, glass beads, 12 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (30.5 x 7.6 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1092. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.1092_front_PS5.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.22.1092_front_PS5.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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