Mbala. <em>Figure of a Standing Female (Pindi)</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, 7 1/2 x 3 x 3 in. (18.8 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.134. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.134_acetate_bw.jpg)

Figure of a Standing Female (Pindi)


Medium: Wood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 3 x 3 in. (18.8 x 7.5 x 7.5 cm)


Accession Number: 22.134

Image: 22.134_acetate_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Female figure standing with elbows bent and hands behind ears. Forehead and belly are bulbous; breasts are pointed; knees are bent. Coiffure has a large central crest and is carved with cross-hatching. Vertical scarification lines incised on face. Left leg is missing below the knee. CONDITION: Good.

Brooklyn Museum