Bow Stand (Nsakakabemba)
Arts of Africa
Wood, cloth, iron, vegetable cordage
late 19th or early 20th century
28 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/2in. (72.1 x 27.9 x 14cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Luba. Bow Stand (Nsakakabemba), late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, cloth, iron, vegetable cordage, 28 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/2in. (72.1 x 27.9 x 14cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1346. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1346_transp6268.jpg)
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Wooden image, light wood, woman standing; three prong like projections at the top of head; hands held at the sides of breasts; cloth around lower part of figure; metal spike; typical Luba features; Umbilical rupture; diamond shaped design cut into prongs.
Condition: Cracked and chipped.
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