Standing Female Nude
Arts of Africa
late 19th or early 20th century
9 x 5 x 2 3/4 in. (22.9 x 12.7 x 7.0 cm) (show scale)
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Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
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Bwayen (We, flourished 1920s-1930s). Standing Female Nude, late 19th or early 20th century. Copper alloy, 9 x 5 x 2 3/4 in. (22.9 x 12.7 x 7.0 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.254. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.254_front_PS5.jpg)
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Standing copper alloy female nude with bold, circular bands around waist and ankles. Arms extend out from sides, and bent upward at elbows. Hands are clenched fists. Hair in two curved herringbone-patterned ridges.
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