Medium: Wood, raffia, metal, bark cloth, glass, feathers
Dates:late 19th or early 20th century
Dimensions: 12 x 7 1/2 in. (30.5 x 18.4 cm)
Museum Location: African Storage Annex, East Gallery, 1st Floor
Accession Number: 74.121.7
Catalogue Description: Wooden figure consisting of a head and long neck attached to a reliquary bundle. Figure has powdered red tukula wood coloring, and reddish brown stained glass eyes. Thin metal strips have been attached to forehead and neck. Strips have a hammered pointed design. Two reddish-black feathers emerge from reliquary bundle on right side of figure. Bundle covered with various plant and other substances held together by crisscrossed fiber ropes. CONDITION: Very good, but fragile. Fibers in front of bundle coming loose; fiber ropes dry and some slightly brittle. Figure is attached to modern metal stand.