Woman with Child on Back (Lupingu Lua Luimpe)
Arts of Africa
early 20th century
11 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3 in. (29.2 x 6.4 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Lulua. Woman with Child on Back (Lupingu Lua Luimpe), early 20th century. Wood, 11 1/2 x 2 1/2 x 3 in. (29.2 x 6.4 x 7.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.107. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.107_front_PS5.jpg)
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Standing female figure of light soft wood with child on back. In good style but unfinished with tukula and unused. Considerable cicatrization, "spired" headdress. High points of cicatrization marked by dark and unsmeared color. CONDITION: Good.
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