Power Figure (Nkisi)
Arts of Africa
Wood, fiber, resin, cloth, glass
10 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in. (26 x 9 x 9 cm) (show scale)
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Gift in memory of Frederic Zeller
Kongo. Power Figure (Nkisi), 20th century. Wood, fiber, resin, cloth, glass, 10 1/4 x 3 9/16 x 3 9/16 in. (26 x 9 x 9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift in memory of Frederic Zeller, 2014.54.26 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.2014.54.26_overall.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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