Figure of a Standing Female
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Possibly Luba. Figure of a Standing Female, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 9 5/8 x 5/16 in. (24.4 x 0.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
, 22.114. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.114_front_PS5.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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Standing female half-figure, truncated below hips with saw. Coiffure in long pointed queue ("hornbill" style, possibly). Hands to hips. Arms and breasts carved in uncharacteristic manner, with no cicatrization.
Condition is good.
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