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Figure of a Standing Female (Pindi)

Arts of Africa

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)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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CAPTION Mbala. Figure of a Standing Female (Pindi), 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
IMAGE 3/4, 22.134_threequarter_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2007
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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.
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