Luba. <em>Bow Stand (Nsakakabemba)</em>, 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)

Bow Stand (Nsakakabemba)


Medium: Wood, cloth, iron, vegetable cordage

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:late 19th or early 20th century

Dimensions: 28 3/8 x 11 x 5 1/2in. (72.1 x 27.9 x 14cm)


Accession Number: 22.1346

Image: 22.1346_transp6268.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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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