Luba. <em>Female Figure with Medicinal Charge</em>, late 19th or early 20th century. Wood, cloth, cordage, metal, 9 1/2 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 7.6 x 7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Expedition 1922, Robert B. Woodward Memorial Fund, 22.168. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.22.168_front_PS5.jpg)

Female Figure with Medicinal Charge

Artist:Luba

Medium: Wood, cloth, cordage, metal

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 9 1/2 x 3 x 2 3/4 in. (24.1 x 7.6 x 7 cm)

Collections:

Museum Location: 5H2-1C

Accession Number: 22.168

Image: CUR.22.168_front_PS5.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Wooden female half figure on circular base. Cascade coiffure truncated, bowl on head holding fetish material covered with traces of cloth. Well patinated. Signs of wear. Surface chipped.

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