Standing Female Figure (Nkisi)
Arts of Africa
Wood, glass mirror, plastic beads, cotton cordage, applied materials
9 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (22.9 x 7.0 x 6.4 cm) (show scale)
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
Standing female figure, light-colored heavy wood, eyebrows and coiffure incised mirrored eyes, and mirror in belly, bead necklace. Hands at hips.
CONDITION: Cracks in body.
This item is not on view
Kongo. Standing Female Figure (Nkisi), 19th century. Wood, glass mirror, plastic beads, cotton cordage, applied materials, 9 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (22.9 x 7.0 x 6.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1444. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1444.jpg)
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