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Standing Female Figure

Arts of Africa

MEDIUM Wood, pigment (tukula)
  • Place Made: Kwilu Province
  • DATES 19th century
    DIMENSIONS 7 1/4 x 2 x 2 3/4in. (18.4 x 5.1 x 7cm)  (show scale)
    COLLECTIONS Arts of Africa
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Pindi. Standing Female Figure, 19th century. Wood, pigment (tukula), 7 1/4 x 2 x 2 3/4in. (18.4 x 5.1 x 7cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.1434. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 22.1434.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 22.1434.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Female figure colored red with tukula. Flat, lozenge-shaped face. Central crest in coiffure. Thin arms bent at elbows hold peg-like breasts. Body widens to short, flat legs. CONDITION: Cracked and knee broken.
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