Female Figure with Medicinal Charge
Arts of Africa
Wood, cloth, cordage, metal
late 19th or early 20th century
9 1/2 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 7.6 x 7 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Luba. Female Figure with Medicinal Charge, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, cloth, cordage, metal, 9 1/2 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 7.6 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.168. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.168_front_PS5.jpg)
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Wooden female half figure on circular base. Cascade coiffure truncated, bowl on head holding fetish material covered with traces of cloth. Well patinated. Signs of wear. Surface chipped.
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